Our Team


Our dedicated team of specialists have many years of experience in conducting safety and efficacy studies for the animal health industry. 

Details of our Management Team and Board Members can be found below; for a list of staff and board members across the Moredun Group please click here.




Moredun Scientific Management Team

John Murray – Managing Director

John became Managing Director of Moredun Scientific in 2014. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1984 with a BSc in Agricultural Chemistry and then took a position at the Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh working on bovine/ovine respiratory vaccines prior to moving to Moredun Scientific. He has significant experience in working with the global Animal Health Industry and has led the set up and development of the Moredun Scientific biosafety business.

David Reddick – Head of Animal Health

David heads the Animal Health division at Moredun Scientific. He has been with the company for nearly 20 years and is an expert in the design and delivery of efficacy and safety studies for veterinary vaccines and therapeutics. He has worked with a broad range of pathogen types across all livestock species and has considerable experience in the validation of new disease models. He has a BSc in Zoology from the University of Edinburgh and an MSc in Biotechnology from Heriot Watt University.

Cameron Imrie - Biosafety

Cameron has been part of the Moredun Scientific team for over 20 years. He currently heads the in vitro biosafety team to deliver regulatory compliant microbiological testing for the biopharmaceutical industry. He previously worked in the animal health division, spent 3 years at BioReliance as a Senior Scientist and worked at the Moredun Research Institute for 5 years. He graduated from Napier University after studying Life Sciences.

John Reilly – Head of Quality

John has over 30 years of experience in the life science industry covering the fields of Molecular biology, Medical devices, Pharmaceuticals and Contract Research. He has successfully designed, implemented and managed GXP quality management systems including GMP/GLP, ISO 9000, UKAS 17025 and Medical devices ISO 13485. He has worked in global organisations in the UK and China including Life Technologies and Dechra Pharmaceuticals. John is experienced in Total Quality Management and Lean Management and has coordinated the commissioning of new sites with emphasis on equipment and process validation including sterilisers and clean rooms. He is also an IRCA IQA Lead auditor.

Rhona Macdonald – Head of Marketing

Rhona leads marketing and business development activities for Moredun Scientific. She has more than 20 years of commercial experience in the life sciences and animal health industries. Prior to joining the company she worked for GE Healthcare where her roles included leading teams in strategic marketing, European sales and marketing communications. She holds a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Edinburgh and a post graduate diploma in Marketing.


Moredun Scientific Board Members

John Mackinnon - Chairman of Moredun Scientific

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick

Professor Willie Donachie

David Danson

Peter Jeffries

Diana Morgan

Jon Marshall

Peter Harlech Jones