Dr Sarah Elizabeth Britton
Sarah Britton
BVSc Dip Vet Clin Stud MANZCVS
Sarah is the NSW Chief Veterinary Officer and leads NSW DPI’s Animal Biosecurity unit in the prevention and control of exotic and endemic animal pests and diseases. She also represents NSW on the national Animal Health Committee, leading the development of animal health policy and operations at a state and national level. Sarah has extensive veterinary experience in government, industry, and private animal health sectors including delivery of large complex animal health and biosecurity programs. She established and delivered the NSW strategic Peri-Urban Biosecurity program, led the national livestock antimicrobial prescribing guidelines project and founded two multi award winning vet clinics. She is passionate about animal biosecurity and welfare, antimicrobial stewardship and building highly motivated teams. Sarah was awarded an Australian Rural Leadership Program Scholarship in 2018.