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Sascha Van Helvoort

  |  MVSc | MRCVS
Sascha Van Helvoort

Day 1 – 17th September

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

Sascha is currently Veterinary Head of Outbreak Delivery in GB at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), and is responsible for the strategic veterinary and technical leadership of APHA delivery operations during notifiable disease outbreaks. She has had a lot of experience with disease outbreaks, starting with the swine flu outbreak in the Netherlands. Since joining APHA in 2013, she has been actively involved with each of the various avian influenza outbreaks and the recent bluetongue incursion. Furthermore, she is responsible for stakeholder engagement and quality assurance related to outbreak work. Previously, Sascha worked as a Veterinary Advisor in the pharmaceutical industry and as an ambulatory equine vet.