Pan Livestock
Anni McLeod
Livestock economist

Anni McLeod specialises in livestock economics and policy as well as the management of organisations and projects. She has worked for 30 years with governments, international agencies and research systems worldwide.

Anni was an employee of PAN for 15 years before joining FAO. She was the Senior Livestock Policy Officer in the Animal Production and Health Division of FAO for seven years, responsible for many aspects of livestock sector analysis, policy advice and organisational strategy. She managed the socio-economics programme for the Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases, which advised on compensation strategies for avian influenza and the socio-economic impacts of disease control strategies.

Recent assignments include an analysis of the economic impact of infectious diseases of livestock in Viet Nam, cost-benefit analysis of a disease-free zone in Zambia, a report on livestock sector development and animal welfare, and strategy advice to FAO’s animal health programme.