Roly Owers: Chief Executive of World Horse Welfare
Roly is a qualified veterinary surgeon and has been Chief Executive of the charity World Horse Welfare since 2008. He graduated from Cambridge University in 1992, acquired his Master’s degree in Nutrition from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1997 and his CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) in 2005. His previous veterinary roles were with the Blue Cross and Royal Army Veterinary Corps before moving into the charity and fundraising world with the ILPH (now World Horse Welfare) and The Perse School, Cambridge.
Roly is currently Treasurer of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA), Chairman of the UK Equine Disease Coalition, a member of the Steering Group of the UK Equine Sector Council for health and welfare, and a Board member of the European Horse Network.