Judy MacArthur Clark




Dr. Judy MacArthur Clark, CBE MRCVS

Judy MacArthur Clark’s career spans over thirty years’ experience of research and development in global health and welfare through a wide range of public and private sector career roles and voluntary NGO appointments. A passionate believer in the One Health Initiative, she has established strong links with a range of international organisations to advocate for, and establish, effective partnerships between the medical and veterinary professions.

As Head of the Animals in Science Regulation Unit (ASRU) in the UK Home Office, and previously Chief Inspector, she has been responsible for regulating the use of animals in research throughout the UK over the last eight years. Prior to joining the Home Office in 2007, she was Vice-President of Worldwide Comparative Medicine with Pfizer Global R&D based in Groton, Connecticut, USA having a team of scientists and professionals spread across multiple sites in North America, Europe and Japan.

She works closely with colleagues in a range of different countries, including in emerging scientific regions, to co-ordinate symposia and research initiatives focusing on research animal welfare and ethical use. She has authored over 150 scientific publications, book chapters and major presentations. Internationally, she is a much sought-after speaker having a strong background in scientific and policy publication and a well established reputation for presenting complex concepts to lay audiences and the media as well as to scientific audiences.