Mahon B.V.Sc., MRCVS
Director - IVEC
from New Zealand Geoff has considerable international
experience in identifying, contracting, managing and
operating livestock projects world-wide. He has over 20
years commercial experience in the agri-business and
animal biotechnology fields built upon an initial 5
years as a partner in a veterinary practice in New
Zealand. He has been the veterinary advisor and held
senior executive positions in Animal Transplants (NZ)
Ltd., British Livestock Company (UK), Granada
BioSciences Inc. (USA), Mastercalf Ltd. (UK) and is
currently Managing Director of Livestock Cambridge Ltd.
specializing in livestock technologies; technology
transfer and project management and implementation. He
was founder Vice President of the European Embryo
Transfer Association and has been a consultant for the
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United
Aldiss - Managing
has had overall management responsibility for the
veterinary food hygiene activities of Eville & Jones
& Jones is the largest private employer of
veterinary surgeons (100+) outside the USA. The division
runs £6 million worth of contracts with the Meat
Hygiene Service for the hygiene and animal welfare
inspection of UK abattoirs and meat plants.
is also responsible for the development of other
business activities for Eville & Jones.
Jasonís term as managing director, the company has
expanded from 35 to 100 veterinary surgeons. He also
guided the company through the uncertainty and change
arising from the UKís BSE crisis, including dealing
with potential large-scale redundancies and subsequent
rapid expansion, which necessitated recruitment of vets
overseas. He also had to manage the repercussions of the
E.coli outbreak in 1996. Before becoming MD he was
regional manager for the North England and Scotland
division. He joined Eville & Jones in 1995.
coming to Britain, Jason managed a large farm veterinary
practice in his native New Zealand, with a special focus
on pig herd health consultancy and meat safety.
is a visiting lecturer at the Thomas Danby College of
Further Education, training Meat Hygiene Inspectors in
Public Health. He is a Council Member and Conference
Secretary of the Veterinary Public Health Association (a
division of the British Veterinary Association), and is
the BVA representative to the Union of European
Veterinary Hygienists. He is a Principal Official
Veterinary Surgeon for the Meat Hygiene Service, holds
other official veterinary inspection qualifications, and
is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
qualified as a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) at
Massey University, New Zealand.
Chairman, Eville & Jones
May 1995 Pete co-founded Companion Care, with the aim of
becoming the United Kingdomís first national chain of
high quality, small animal veterinary practices. By the
beginning of 2000, Companion Care had grown to become
the largest private supplier of veterinary services to
the general public, currently operating 40 surgeries.
January 1993, Pete co-founded Eville & Jones
Veterinary Meat Hygiene, specialising in the provision
of official veterinary surgeon services to local
authorities and subsequently to the Meat Hygiene
Service. Pete is joint chairman of Eville & Jones,
and a major shareholder.
March 1992 Pete established the Croft Vet Centre mixed
practice in Bolsover, which he currently still practices
October 1989 to Feburary 1992, Pete worked in a mixed
veterinary practice with a bias towards equines in
Derbyshire. From July 1987 to October 1989, Pete worked
in a mixed veterinary practice in Nottinghamshire.
qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Bristol
University in 1987.