Caroline Wilson

Caroline Wilson

Day 1 – 17th September

A bluetongue update from APHA
10:30 - 11:30

Caroline has worked for the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) since 2017, initially joining as a Senior Veterinary Inspector (SVI) based in Exeter, before moving to Scotland and transferring to the Perth office. Since April 2021, she has been a Veterinary Advisor in the Veterinary Exotic Notifiable Diseases Unit (VENDU) within APHA, giving veterinary advice to field vets, policymakers and stakeholders on exotic notifiable disease. In this role, she is the lead vet for vesicular diseases and brucellosis. Caroline has been heavily involved in notifiable disease outbreaks both as an SVI and in VENDU, including the 2021–2024 HPAI outbreak and recent bluetongue incursion. Prior to joining APHA, Caroline predominantly worked in mixed and farm animal practice in Devon.