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Organizing Committee

Dr. Rebeca García Pinillos

Dr. Rebeca García Pinillos

Rebeca García Pinillos graduated as a veterinarian from the University of Zaragoza, Spain and completed a PhD at the University of Reading, England. Rebeca is a graduate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioral Medicine and a certified specialist by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) in animal welfare, ethics and law. She has worked in general medicine and as a government veterinarian since 2001. Rebeca has also volunteered with exotic animals and is an internationally recognized lecturer and professor in the field of animal welfare, educating and giving lectures worldwide. Rebeca is the past president of the Government Veterinary Association in England and founder of the non-profit social enterprise One Welfare Community Interest Company, which started as a voluntary project, launching a global consultation to define the concept of One Welfare and create the framework. One Welfare as a complement to One Health. Rebeca has created social media platforms and established a One Welfare concept web presence to help establish, educate and disseminate the One Welfare concept. Initiatives launched to date in support of these goals are the publication of the One Welfare Framework book and the One Welfare World, One Welfare Phoenix, One Welfare Silworm and One Welfare Learning projects as well as the “One Welfare Science slaM (OWSM) sessions” launched as part of this conference.

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