A qualified Veterinarian specialising in Equine and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine and is Peden’s in-house Veterinary Adviser. Prior to joining Peden, Fiona worked throughout the UK specialising in high level disease control and implementation of animal health related legislation.
She was seconded to Hong Kong during the Olympic Games in 2008 where she led in all fields related to disease control, quarantine and import and export matters for the Government of Hong Kong.
She joined Peden in 2009 to lead in all health-related matters for the World Equestrian Games in Lexington and the Asian Games in China. As well as Project leading the WEG, she successfully established entry and exit protocols for all horses entering/departing the USA for competition. She also advised on the design and operation of the temporary quarantine facility that was constructed at Cincinnati Airport.
Fiona led negotiations between the Chinese Ministry and the Ministries of those participating at the Asian Games successfully establishing entry and re-export protocols for Guangzhou, China in 2010. Additionally, she assisted the Ministry and the O.C to establish Comprehensive Event and Contingency S.O.Ps.