James W. Yeates, PhD


James W. Yeates, PhD is Chief Veterinary Officer of the RSPCA. He is a RCVS Specialist in animal welfare science, ethics and law, a European Diplomate of Animal welfare and behavioral medicine and a RCVS Diplomate in Animal welfare science, ethics and law. He has a BSc in Bioethics and a PhD in Veterinary Ethics. He has worked in private and charity practice, and in a university. He was Chair of the British Veterinary Association Ethics and Welfare Group.