EDUCATION

THE FIRST STEPS

Richard attended the renowned Thomas Telford School gaining top grades. He graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2009 with a BVSc in Veterinary Science, taking membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS). In 2014 he was awarded the RCVS certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (certAVP), and in 2015 gained, with distinction, his Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL).

EXPERIENCE

SOME THINGS YOU JUST CAN’T TEACH

Richard has experience in farm and equine practice, but most recently and primarily he works in companion animal practice. He has worked in referral hospitals and out-of-hour’s centres, but has spent the majority of his career in primary services. He has media experience, working on the production of Animal Clinic. He is based in the North West of England.

CONTRIBUTIONS

GIVING BACK TO THE FIELD

Richard was made an honorary lecturer at The School of Veterinary Sciences, The University of Liverpool in 2013. Since 2010 he has been Chairman of The University of Liverpool Veterinary Alumni Association. He regularly gives lectures to current and prospective students, and has also provided online CPD lectures for The Webinar Vet.

MEMBERSHIPS

SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

SETTING VETERINARY STANDARDS

ROYAL COLLEGE OF VETERINARY SURGEONS

WORKING FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ANIMAL PROTECTION COMMUNITY

ASSOCIATION OF LAWYERS FOR ANIMAL WELFARE

CHAMPIONING THE VETERINARY PROFESSION

BRITISH VETERINARY ASSOCIATION

EXPERT WITNESS ACCREDITATION

ACADEMY OF EXPERTS

PROMOTING VETERINARY FORENSIC AND LEGAL MATTERS

BRITISH VETERINARY FORENSIC & LAW ASSOCIATION