Dr Carmel Griffin BVSc CSAM GCEd. MANZCVSc
Director of Operations
Carmel qualified from the University of Queensland with a bachelor degree in Veterinary Science. She went on to work in the United Kingdom for 5 years, completing a 3 year residency in feline medicine at the University of Liverpool. She completed her RCVS Certificate of Small Animal Medicine and the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Membership exams in Feline Medicine.
Carmel then worked in a series of private feline, referral and University practices. She developed a strong interest in clinical teaching during that time, particularly during seven years teaching undergraduates in the University of Queensland Veterinary School. In this role she completed her Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education, through the School of Medicine. She continued her veterinary teaching as Clinical Academic in Veterinary Medicine before returning to private small animal medical practice in 2012, where she currently still works.
In her role as the Director of Operations with Improve International Australia, Carmel ensures delegates a positive and rewarding hands-on learning experience.
As Program Administrator, Jessica manages Improve’s online learning platform (Moodle) and aims to provide delegates with a smooth online learning experience. Additionally she helps maintain the Improve website and coordinate the delivery of Fast Track courses & face-to-face modules.
Jessica is a keen dog trainer and currently studies with The Academy for Dog Trainers.
Office Manager (Accounts/Administration)
Erin has worked in the veterinary industry for over 15 years in a finance/HR/administration capacity, and more recently with Improve in accounts/administration and working with the team in event logistics.
Owned by three cats and two dogs (mostly rescue animals), Erin is keen to help the team further continuing education in the veterinary industry.