Our team

Get to know us a little better


Training Consultants

Carolyne Crowe

Carolyne is an equine vet, and an award winning personal performance coach, mentor, international speaker, researcher and lecturer. Carolyne has a Masters degree in Workplace Health and Wellbeing.

Geoff Little

Geoff, a former President of SPVS and current President of Vetlife has been a member of the training team since 2002. He has contributed to a number of books on Communication Skills.

Christine Magrath

Christine is at the forefront of veterinary training, and in 2009 was awarded an Honorary Fellowship for her work in communication skills training, and a Chiron Award from the BVA in 2010


Training Advisors

Dr Catherine Oxtoby

Catherine is the Veterinary Risk Manager, looking at influence of safety culture on veterinary error, and at interventions to mitigate the frequency and severity of mistakes.

Kirsty Sturman

Kirsty is a trainer and consultant, with expertise in time management, stress management, communication, resilience, leadership and coaching.

Penny Barker

Penny is a coach, trainer and NLP Practitioner, specialising in communication skills, resilience, leadership and team development. She is a small animal vet and former management consultant.

Ebony Escalona

Ebony Escalona is an equine vet, vetmed educator, speaker and mentor. She focuses on unlocking people’s potential and learning opportunities in personal leadership, career pathways and mindsets.

Helen Harris

Helen is an RVN, coach and trainer. She has extensive experience with veterinary nurse education and training, qualification development and quality assurance.

Jen Gale

Jen is a small animal vet, coach, speaker and mentor. She is passionate about helping people to live their best lives.

Paul Horwood

Paul is a vet, business owner and former military officer. He brings his passion for training and his experience from many diverse sectors, to help fine tune the leadership skills of veterinary professionals at all levels.