Anna Meredith is Professor of Zoological and Conservation Medicine and joined the University of Melbourne from the UK in 2018 as Head of Melbourne Veterinary School. Anna graduated from Cambridge University in 1991 and gained her PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she worked for 27 years at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies . She is an RCVS Fellow and Recognised Specialist in Zoological Medicine, and an ECZM Specialist in Wildlife Population Health. Anna has over 27 years veterinary clinical, teaching and research experience in wild animal health and welfare. In 2019 Anna received an OBE for services to animal welfare and the veterinary profession.