28 September - 2 October 2020
Neil Forbes| BVetMed DipECZM (avian) FRCVS RCVS Recognised Specialist Zoo and Wildlife (avian)
Tuesday - 29 Sep
Neil qualified from RVC in 1983. He is a Diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine, RCVS Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife (avian) and an FRCVS by examination. Neil was responsible for teaching avian medicine at Bristol Vet School from 2001 – 2011, has lectured internationally for many years and has contributed over 65 peer review papers and to more than 36 books. Neil has received multiple national and international awards. He is a past President of the European College of Zoological Medicine and the European Board of Specialisation.
Neil has left clinical referral practice but provides consultancy services in a zoo, avian and wildlife sectors; he undertakes LA welfare and licensing inspections as well as acting as a zoo inspector in the UK and Eire. In his spare time, Neil is heavily involved in vulture conservation in Southern Africa.