Lachlan completed his studies at the University of Queensland and has experience as a rural mixed, small animal emergency and general practice veterinarian both in Australia and in the United Kingdom. His extensive management experience includes holding previous roles such as General Manager Veterinary Services, State Veterinary Manager, Veterinary Director, and Business Development Manager. Lachlan has special interests in ultrasonography and surgery, and has completed his MANZCVS (surgery). He is passionate about standards of care, continued education, mentoring, business operations, and staff well-being within the veterinary industry.
• Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours)
• Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours)
• Bachelor of Science
• Diploma of Management
• Member of Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (Surgery)
• Veterinary Director of the Year 2016 (Greencross)
Outside of work, Lachlan loves spending time with his two young children, Penny and William, and enjoys fishing, surfing and boxing. Lachlan is strongly involved with volunteering and has recently returned from Ukraine where he provided veterinary support to animals affected by the war. He is also a Non-Executive Board Director of Pets in the Park which focuses on providing veterinary care to animals whose owners are experiencing homelessness.
Lachlan has two dogs, Euka and Edna, both of which love the beach. Edna was born with Cerebellar Hypoplasia (part of her brain didn’t develop properly), she is also deaf and blind – the ideal veterinarian’s dog!