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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

Deputy Director

Simone has joined the team as Deputy Director. Simone’s background is primarily in shelter medicine, having most recently been Chief Veterinarian of Animal Welfare League NSW, where as well as running a busy private clinic she treated myriad... 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

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

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

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

Engagement Communications Specialist

Lis celebrated 25 years working for the CVE in July 2016. Building a strong CVE professional community has long been a key focus, to which end she completed a Masters of Marketing at the University of Sydney in 2016. Her capstone consulting... 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

Editorial Assistant

Joanne Krockenberger began her veterinary life in a mixed rural practice after graduating from The University of Sydney. She then ventured overseas to locum and travel for a year before settling in a small animal practice in Sydney where she has... read more

Design & Communication Officer

Sami joined the CVE as Design & Communication Officer in 2018. She has a Master’s Degree in Visual Communication and over 10 years’ experience in print, digital and social media. In Perth, Sami worked for the Business School at Curtin... read more

Education Program Developer

Kelly joined the CVE as an Education Program Developer in 2018. She has a Masters of Adult Education and over 15 years’ experience in training in a range of disciplines including management, emotional intelligence, managing change, personal... read more

Customer Service Officer

Jack joined the CVE team in January 2019. He thrives in high volume, fast-paced environments combining high-level customer service and interpersonal skills with a voracious attention to detail to create an environment where all stakeholders;... read more

Customer Service Officer

Bonnie joined the CVE in February 2017 as a Customer Service Officer. Extremely friendly and customer-oriented, Bonnie genuinely enjoys interacting with everyone and is a natural problem-solver. She has worked in customer service and... read more