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Meet the CVE


Hugh has been the Director of the CVE since March 2008, having served on the PGF / CVE Council before his appointment. Prior to 2008 he had spent 35 years as an owner or partner in predominantly mixed regional practices, initially in Kempsey then... read more

Valentine Charlton Consultant

Richard Malik has been involved with the PGF/CVE for nearly 30 years, having been invited by the Director at the time, Dr Doug Bryden, to help provide continuing veterinary education. Richard travelled widely for the PGF particularly running... read more

Marketing and Sales Manager

Ines joined the CVE in 2013 as the Marketing and Sales Manager. In this role she develops and manages marketing strategies, campaigns and collateral that support educational programs and membership to position the CVE as a leading provider of... read more

Business Service Manager

Joanne is the Business Services Manager at the CVE.  She has over 30 years’ experience in finance, accounting and business administration in a number of industries including Motor, Confectionery, Recruitment, Veterinary and Tertiary Education.... read more

Projects Officer, Special Projects

Ursula joined the CVE in January 2016. She has over 8 years’ experience in implementing and delivering education programs across the IT, professional services, government and tertiary education industries with a focus on career transition,... read more

Team Leader – Education Programs

Leo is a passionate animal lover who has rescued and adopted more animals than he can probably afford. He has a deep respect and admiration for the veterinary industry and has been working with the CVE for the last 12 years helping to develop and... read more

Education Program Developer

Sue joined the CVE in February 2014 as Education Program Developer. She graduated with a BVSc (Hons I) degree from the University of Sydney in 1986 then worked in private practice ‑firstly in mixed practice in East Maitland, then a small animal/... read more

Marketing and Sales Officer | C&T Series Editor

Lis has been the Editor of the Control & Therapy Series since October 2002 and in that time has enjoyed great interaction and rapport with the many contributing vets. In 2014, her role at the CVE expanded to include Marketing and Sales of... read more

Events Coordinator

Diego has been at the CVE since 2015 originally as a Customer Service Officer and since December 2017 is now the Events Coordinator. Diego hails from Melbourne originally and worked as a sales assistant in real estate prior to joining the CVE,... read more

Multimedia Officer

Simone is the Multimedia Officer at the CVE. Following her BA (Communication Studies) from the University of Newcastle, Simone spent a few years living and travelling abroad, during which time media went digital! On her return to Australia Simone... read more

Design Officer

Monique Coffey is a graphic designer and has been at the CVE since 2014. While completing her post graduate study in Media Design at the College of Fine Arts (COFA) in 2013, Monique was a freelancer in the arts sector completing project work for... read more