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Dr Nick Palmer

Dr Nick Palmer - Head of Compassion in World Farming UK

Nick Palmer

Nick leads the UK team at Compassion. He previously worked in as Director of Policy at Cruelty Free International, after serving as MP for Broxtowe from 1997 to 2010.

Nick is a lifelong supporter of animal protection and during his time in Parliament was vice-chair of the All-Party Animal Welfare Group.

His Parliamentary career included a period as Parliamentary Private Secretary for DEFRA, as well as membership of the Treasury, European Affairs and Justice Select Committees. He has a PhD in mathematics and speaks six languages.

Nick is an experienced spokesperson having made appearances across a range of media channels including Sky News, BBC News, BBC Radio 4 Faming Today, BBC Radio 5 Live and LBC Radio.