Lynne Hill



Lynne Hill MRCVSLynne Hill graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1977 and initially worked in mixed practice in Northern England, before moving to Northern Ireland to work in partnership there in a three-centred mixed practice.

She then moved to England to work for Hill’s Pet Nutrition becoming their European Marketing Manager in 1996.

Lynne moved to the Royal Veterinary College in 1998 where she became the Head of the Clinical Services Department. She was then the Chief Executive of Langford Veterinary Services until January 2015 when she took up her new role as the Chief Executive Officer of Willows Veterinary Services Ltd.

Lynne has been involved in veterinary politics for many years starting with British Small Animal Veterinary Association regional interests. She was President of BSAVA in 1994-95 and has sat on BVA Committees and Council as well.

Lynne was elected to RCVS Council in 1999 and has served on most Committees in that time. She was President in 2005-06.


Council Member category

  • Elected: 1999 - 2019


Committee membership

  • Primary Qualifications Subcommittee
  • Estates Strategy Group

Declaration of interests



Shareholder in Linnaeus Group


Appointments to other bodies

Specialist, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ): March 2019 - present

Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations

  • British Veterinary Association
  • British Small Animal Veterinary Association


  • 2019 - present: Freelance consultant
  • 2015 - 2018: CEO Linnaeus Group (formerly Willows Veterinary Services Ltd)
  • 2008 - end 2014: University of Bristol
  • 1998 - 2008: Royal Veterinary College - University
  • 1995 - 1998: Hill's Pet Nutrition Plc - Industry
  • Up to 1995: Glenburn Veterinary Clinic - Practice

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)

Masters in Business Administration

Interests relating to immediate family or close friends

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