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Ep 30: Lizzie Lockett- Making Veterinary Regulation Compassionate

Episode Details

On today’s show, I am super excited to be joined by the Chief Executive of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, Lizzie Lockett.

Lizzie, originally from a farming background in the North of England, is an Accredited PR Practitioner with the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

She joined the Royal College in February 2005 as Head of Communications, and later Director of Strategic Communications. She was responsible for all of the College’s communications and public affairs functions.

In autumn 2014, Lizzie helped set up the Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) which aims to make a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of members of the veterinary team.

Following success in these roles, she was appointed CEO in November 2017. A challenging role for which she has performed admirably.

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Now, back to the show.

For someone in such a prominent position, Lizzie is a breath of fresh air. She’s frank, and, as is typical for someone hailing from the proud English county of Yorkshire, direct.

This is a conversation I know you are going to enjoy. So, without further ado, I give you, my conversation with Lizzie Lockett.

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