He will co-host the awards alongside the ceremony’s head judge, retired veterinary surgeon, Chris Laurence MBE FRCVS, who puts his name to the Vet of the Year Award.
Matt Baker said: “The countryside and love of animals are in my blood and I am passionate about improving animal welfare both in the UK and abroad. I applaud the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards for recognising both individuals and organisations who dedicate their lives to enhancing animal welfare and I look forward to personally acknowledging and thanking them for the work they do at the awards.”
Cuneyt Seckin, managing director of Ceva Animal Health, added: “We are thrilled to have Matt on board to help reward the crème de la crème of animal welfare professionals and organisations. We’re sure that his love of animals, the countryside and farming will make Matt a true asset to the awards.”