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Dr Jeremy Kirk VetMB MRCVS


Jeremy KirkHaving previously gained a BA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge, then a PhD in Genetics from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Jeremy worked as a schoolteacher and a GCSE examiner. After returning to Cambridge to study veterinary medicine, Jeremy has worked in Mixed and then Small Animal independent general practice.

Jeremy has retained a strong interest in education. He is a member of the RCVS statutory membership examination board, he is an examiner for RCVS OSCE exams, AMTRA SQP viva exams and Central Qualifications veterinary nursing diplomas.  Jeremy also sits on the scientific committee of the BSAVA.

Outside his veterinary career, Jeremy has been a school governor for 12 years, chairing the governing body through two Ofsted inspections. He is a scout leader and has assisted with coaching the local youth rugby team. Jeremy is married with 3 children; his interests include fitness and current affairs.

Committee membership

  • Disciplinary Committee
  • Statutory Membership Examination board co-opted member

Declaration of interests


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Appointments to other bodies

  • See under Directorships

Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations

  • BSAVA - Volunteer
  • BVA - Member
  • VDS - Member


  • RCVS, Statutory Membership Examination (OSCE examiner and board member) - (2019 - Present)
  • AMTRA SQP Assessor - (2018 - Present)
  • Examiner, Central Qualifications - (2017 - Present)
  • Veterinary Surgeon, Paul Jarman Veterinary Surgery, Feltwell, Norfolk - (2006 - Present)
  • Veterinary Surgeon, Uplands Way Vets Ltd, Diss, Norfolk - (2004 - 2006)
  • Biology Teacher, The Perse School, Cambridge (1997 - 1999)

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)

  • Official Veterinarian Authorisation - Small Animal Exports - 2019
  • PhD - (Wellcome Prize studentship) - Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine - 1997
  • BA - Natural Sciences - Cambridge University - 1994

Interests relating to immediate family or close friends

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Other relevant information

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