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Gibbens, Nigel Paul locked

CBE 2016

Born Dover 1 March 1958; s of Francis Bernard Gibbens and Pauline Carol Gibbens; m 1981, Jane Stirling

Chief Veterinary Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 2008–18


Royal Veterinary Coll. (BVetMed); Edinburgh Univ. (MSc Tropical Vet. Medicine 1984)


Gen. vet. practice in Alfreton, Derbys, 1981–83; Govt vet. services in Belize, 1985–88, Yemen, 1988–90; Vet. Field Service, MAFF, Winchester, 1990–96; veterinary posts in Animal Health and Welfare Policy Gp, MAFF, 1996–2002; Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Head: Internat. Animal Health Div., 2002–04; BSE and Animal By-products Div., 2005–06; Animal Welfare Div., 2006–07; Internat. Relns Core Team, Food and Farming Gp, 2007–08. Hon. Prof., RVC, 2009–


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