Judith qualified from the University of Pretoria, South Africa with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science and has worked in both mixed and small animal practice in Southern Africa and small animal practice in Australia and the UK. Early on in her career she went onto post-graduate study.
She has held lecturing positions in anaesthesiology at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria and in pharmacology at Wits Medical school in Johannesburg, South Africa. She went on to specialise in internal medicine and was awarded the MMedVet (Med)(Small Animal) degree from Medunsa, South Africa. On moving to the UK, Judith established a successful veterinary practice in Surrey and was awarded her Certificate in Small Animal Medicine (CSAM) by the RCVS.
Judith then had the privilege of living in SE Asia for an extended period of time during which period she read law at the University of London and was awarded the Bachelor of Laws and completed legal vocational training at the College of Law, Guildford. She has worked in regulatory affairs for government as well as for the pharmaceutical industry. Before returning to England for the second time Judith was most recently working for the RSPCA at Yagoona in Sydney, one of the largest and busiest veterinary hospitals in New South Wales.
Judith joined the University of Surrey in September 2017 as a Teaching Fellow in Professional Skills.
University roles and responsibilities
- Module Co-ordinator VMS1002: The Veterinary Professional
- Module co-ordinator VMS3011 and Unit Lead: Fundamentals of Veterinary Practice: Practice Management, Ethics, Law, Communications and Career Choices
- Chair Employability Working Group
- Chair NASPA