Mind Matters Initiative Taskforce

The Mind Matters Initiative Taskforce meets to discuss the project and its progress, acting as a sounding board for ideas, a facilitative group for promotion and communication, and providing assistance and services (either in kind or financially). The Taskforce typically meets twice a year.



  • Rosie Allister – Vetlife
  • Izzie Arthur – Association of Veterinary Students (AVS) – from April
  • Liz Barton – Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS)
  • Julie Beacham – Veterinary Management Group (VMG)
  • John Chitty – British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)
  • Susan Dawson – Veterinary Schools Council - Chair
  • Simon Doherty – British Veterinary Association (BVA)
  • Lucie Goodwin – RCVS Council Member
  • Lizzie Lockett – RCVS CEO, MMI Director 
  • Wendy Nevins – British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA)
  • Nimisha Patel – British Association of Student Veterinary Nurses (BASVN)
  • Lisa Quigley – MMI Manager
  • Stuart Reid – RCVS Council Member - Chair 
  • Eleanor Robertson – Association of Veterinary Students (AVS) (Until April meeting)
  • Nichola Saunders – Veterinary Defence Society (VDS)



Lisa Quigley (T 020 7050 1248, E l.quigley@rcvs.org.uk)