Dr Camilla Benfield

Camilla is currently a Consultant in the Animal Production and Health Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Prior to that she was a Senior Lecturer in Virology and Course Director for the MSc in One Health at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London.

Camilla has a degree in veterinary medicine, MA in Zoology and PhD in the molecular virology of influenza virus from the University of Cambridge (St. Catharine’s College), awarded in 2010. She was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Imperial College London and the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, where she worked on virus immunomodulation and virus-vectored recombinant vaccines.

Her research has focused on virus cross-species transmission, and she is interested in infectious diseases at the human-wildlife-livestock interface and the One Health approach.

Camilla is also an Associate Tutor here at St Edmund’s.