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Meet the PSS Assessors

Practice assessment visits are carried out around the country by a team of Assessors, who are listed below, together with some general requirements for becoming an Assessor.

You can click on the Assessor's name below to read more about them on their biography pages. See an overview of PSS Assessor training.

 

Who can be an Assessor?

All Assessors are veterinary surgeons and must meet the following criteria:

  • to have been members of the RCVS for at least 5 years;
  • to be in full- or part-time veterinary practice, or to have been so within the past 3 years; and,
  • to have been approved as having suitable experience for undertaking inspections.

Assessors are appointed as employees of the RCVS, they are expected to attend an annual training day(s), buddied assessments and are subject to annual appraisal by the lead Assessor.

 

Lead Assessor

Anne Lawson Anne Lawson BVM&S MRCVS

 

Senior Assessors

Ean Garner-RichardsonEan Garner-Richardson VetMB MA MRCVS

 

Richard KillenRichard Killen BVSc MRCVS

 

Bob LehnerBob Lehner BVM&S PHD CertVR MRCVS

 

Malcolm Whitehead Malcolm Whitehead VetMB MA CertEP MRCVS

 

Assessors

David AshcroftDavid Ashcroft BVSc CertSAO MRCVS

 

Sophie Aylett, PSS AssessorSophie Aylett BVSc MRCVS

 

Cees Bennett Cees Bennett BVetMed MRCVS

 

Alexandra Best, PSS Assessor Alexandra Best BVetMB MA MRCVS

 

Helen BoastHelen Boast BVetMed CertAVP(EM) MRCVS

 

Victoria Bullen, PSS Assessor Victoria Bullen BVetMed CertAVP MRCVS

 

Richard Byrne Richard Byrne BVetMed MRCVS

 

David Donovan , PSS AssessorDavid Donovan BVSc MRCVS

 

Alice Duvernois, PSS AssessorAlice Duvernois BVetMed MRCVS

 

Laura Fletcher, PSS Assessor Laura Fletcher BVetMed MRCVS

 

Mary GlassbrookMary Glassbrook BVSc MRCVS

 

Emma RobinsonEmma Robinson BVM&S MRCVS

 

Rudo Ruvangu Rudo Ruvangu BVSC(Hons) MRCVS

 

Sally StocktonSally Stockton BVSc CertAVP MRCVS

 

Nick StuartNick Stuart BVM&S MRCVS

 

Charles Thursby-PelhamCharles Thursby-Pelham MA VetMB CertEP MRCVS