Dr Lisa Riley

Dr Lisa Riley

Course Tutor BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Behaviour (Top Up)

I am a primatologist and have a broad interest in the entire primate order. During my Doctorate I specialised in chimpanzee cognition and welfare and investigated programme-level social learning, tool selection/use and cognitive enrichment in a group of chimpanzees at Twycross Zoo (UK).

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Kerry Hunt

Kerry Hunt

Course Tutor BSc (Hons) Animal Management

I previously worked in industry, firstly as a zoo keeper before moving to a zoo education role at Colchester Zoo. I have a MSc degree in Animal Behaviour from Exeter University, where I undertook my dissertation research on the impact on environment enrichment on a herd of Rothschild giraffes.

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Paul Rose

Paul Rose

Lecturer in Animal Management

I am a part-time lecturer on the BSc / FdSc Animal Management degree and an Associate Teaching Fellow of the University of Exeter where I am undertaking my PhD in the social organisation of captive wild animals. My specific research interests are in the social organisation of giraffe and flamingos within a zoo environment.

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Andy Beer

Andy Beer

Senior Practitioner and Zoo Courses Manager

My main role is to manage the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals. This is a 2 year distance learning course for members of the zoo community. This is run in collaboration with the British & Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) and is delivered via regional centres throughout the UK and Irish Republic.

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Emma Skirrow

Emma Skirrow

Veterinary Nursing and Animal Management Lecturer

I graduated with a BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing Science in 2008 at Sparsholt College, qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2007 (NVQ 3) and am a registered Veterinary Nurse with the RCVS. I also hold a City and Guild Certificate in the nursing of exotic species, gained in 2009 from Edinburgh’s Telford College.

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Jo Bond

Jo Bond

Veterinary Nursing and Animal Management Lecturer | FdSc Animal Management and Applied Science Course Tutor

I hold a BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Nursing and Practice Management, qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2008 (NVQ 3) and am a registered veterinary nurse with the RCVS. I also hold an RCVS Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Nursing gained in 2014, specialising in medical and critical care nursing.

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Abigail Newman

Abigail Newman

Equine, Animal Studies and Applied Animal Science Lecturer

Whilst completing my studies and research I have also worked in various areas of the equine industry from riding schools, equine welfare sanctuaries, flat racing stud, embryo transfer centre and an Olympic Event yard, giving me industrial experience and knowledge to portray in my teaching.

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