Barney Reed

Barney Reed © RSPCA

Barney joined our research animals team in August 2002 having previously worked in the Animals Scientific Procedures Division of the Home Office.
He holds an MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare and a BSc in Psychology (with Biology), and has spent time involved with wildlife research and conservation programs in South Africa and Switzerland.

Barney’s interests are varied and include the development and implementation of legislation in the UK and around the world; promoting consideration of ethics and animal welfare relating to the use of animals in experiments; understanding animal behaviour and how the needs of animals can be met; and advocating for fuller implementation of measures that reduce the impact of science on animals.

He has spoken at workshops and conferences around the world and has had work published in a range of publications.