Jacqui Matthews, BVMS PhD FRCVS, works in livestock and equine parasite research and education. Her group studies roundworms, focussing on vaccine development, anthelmintic resistance and epidemiology. She has published >130 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and book chapters and has won > £13 million in external funding, with highlight outputs being discovery of a sub-unit vaccine for control of brown stomach worm in sheep and development of a diagnostic test for small redworm in horses. She dedicates much of her time to knowledge transfer on sustainable control to industry, stakeholder and scientific audiences in written and oral formats (see Twitter @ProfJBMatthews). She is technical advisor to the industry group, COWS (http://www.cattleparasites.org.uk/) and is editorial board member of several international research journals. Jacqui holds a Ministerial appointment on the UK Veterinary Products Committee and, in 2017, was granted Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for Meritorious Contributions to Knowledge and was conferred Elsevier’s International Journal for Parasitology Lecture Award. She is an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh. Jacqui is lead investigator and coordinator of an EU-funded multi-national parasite vaccine research programme, PARAGONE (http://www.paragoneh2020.eu/).