Led by CEO Maggie Mitchell, The British Society of Animal Science performs a valuable and valued role in the promotion and understanding of animal science and its global benefits.

Supporting BSAS in the management and implementation of activities is the operational team.This function is undertaken by a specialist association management company, CJAM.

Maggie Mitchell

Maggie joined the Society as CEO in 2019. Working alongside the Trustees, Maggie looks to develop the future strategy of BSAS, contributing to the future vibrancy and success of the organisation. With a family history in farming Maggie has spent considerable time working within the animal and food environments with previous roles in meat, poultry and fish sectors, she has experience in developing new strategies to sustainably grow organisations.

Sally Fabig

Heading up the CJAM team is Association Account Manager Sally Fabig, who is responsible for the day to day operations of the account. Working across membership and accreditation, Sally also draws on her extensive experience in event management to support the organisation of the Society’s programme of events, conferences and webinars. 

Emma Burley

Digital Marketing expert Emma Burley is the PR and Marketing Manager managing and implementing membership campaigns, event branding and marketing assets. Emma coordinates press outreach, social media management, member communications and news for the Society.

Jason Simms

Jason works closely with Emma, and is the Communications Lead, working with BSAS to develop internal and external communications strategies, identify partnerships and opportunities, and in develop the membership offering with the guidance and support of trustees.

Janine Danha

Adept at drafting and tailoring copy to meet the needs of the end user and stakeholders, Content Writer Janine Danha supports the team by writing content for the BSAS website and its various social media channels.

Ryan DiDuca

Experienced IT & Web Specialist Ryan DiDuca is responsible for ensuring that the website is up to date with all the relevant Society news and launches, and that it continues to remain at the cutting edge of the digital market place.

Lauren Shelly

Marketing Assistant Lauren Shelley monitors and maintains the BSAS social media channels and managing event bookings, lends her creative flair to building the Society newsletters.

Laura Smith

Finance Director Laura Smith, manages the BSAS finances ensuring accountability and transparency, enabling BSAS to monitor expenditure, report to the membership with confidence and make judgements based on sound evidence.

Holly Daly

Finance Assistant, Holly Daly, reporting to Laura, is responsible for the smooth running of the charity’s finances.