Award for Peter Fennessy

Peter Fennessy has been awarded a Fellowship of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics at the Association’s recent meeting in Napier.

The prestigious award is in recognition of Peter’s contributions to the science of genetics and animal improvement. For the last 13 years, Peter has been a consultant and director of AbacusBio, the company he co-founded. He was the managing-director for the first 9 years of the company. The citation stated “Peter has an incredible passion for science, an encyclopaedic knowledge of a wide range of fields, and the energy and ability to make science and technology work in businesses”.