Lord Trees

Lord Trees

Full title

The Lord Trees


Alexander Trees



Joined the Lords

3 July 2012

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy Lords 2014-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Emeritus Professor University of Liverpool 2011-
Dean Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool 2001-08
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Professor University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 1980-11
Animal Scientist/Head Animal Science Elanco Products (Eli Lilly), Middle-East/Africa 1977-80
Research Associate University of Edinburgh 1971-76
Assistant Rorrison & Taylor (general veterinary practice), Derby 1970-71

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair of Board Moredun Research Institute 2011-
Veterinary Editor-in-Chief, Veterinary Record BMJ Publications 2011-
President Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons 2009-10
Vice-President and Founding Diplomate European Veterinary Parasitology College 2006-09
President Association of Veterinary Teachers and Research Workers of UK and Ireland 1996-97

Member's focus

Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Energy and environment
Health services and medicine
International development
Professtional regulation
Science and technology
Tropical medicine
Veterinary matters
North of England

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director, Earnside Expertise Ltd (family company owned jointly with wife; payments made for work personally done by the Member registered in category 2 are paid to the company)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chairman of the Board, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh
    • British Medical Journal Publications for whom the Member serves as Veterinary Editor-in-chief of "Veterinary Record" and "In Practice", both scientific and clinical journals serving the veterinary profession
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • The Member's research assistant is provided by The Veterinary Policy Research Foundation (private company limited by guarantee: see category 10(a)) under a parliamentary veterinary internship sponsorship scheme in which the following provide sponsorship funding: Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons; National Office of Animal Health; CVS (UK) Ltd; Medivet; Royal Veterinary College; Nottingham Vet School; British Veterinary Association; Liverpool Vet School; Goddard Veterinary Group; Willows Veterinary Group; the British Small Animal Veterinary Association
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Chairman and Director, the Veterinary Policy Research Foundation (private company limited by guarantee)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Trustee/Board Member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Trust
    • Council Member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Member, Board of Trustees (UK), Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation