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Animal Welfare Officer; Bioresources Relocation Consultant

BSc BVMS (Hons) PhD

At Telethon Kids Institute, Deborah operates in a supporting role for Bioresources, assisting with updating Bioresources policies and procedures, and acting as support for the Animal Welfare Officer.

Deborah is a qualified Veterinary Surgeon, and outside of Telethon Kids, is involved in a wide range of veterinary and animal ethics activities. She also works with Sage Vets, supporting the personal development of veterinarians and veterinary nurses across a group of 8 veterinary practices.

She has been involved in a wide range of work within the laboratory animal industry for over 10 years, including working as a laboratory animal veterinarian, managing a specialised animal supply facility, designing and running disease screening programs, general research and development, and collaboration with external researchers and stakeholders.