Dr Neil A Forbes
BVetMed Cert C&G Zoo Lic. DipECVZM(avian) FRCVS, RCVS Recognised Specialist Zoo and Wildlife (avian)
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. Neil was responsible for teaching avian medicine at Bristol Vet School from 2001 – 2011. Neil has lectured internationally for many years, has contributed >70 peer review papers and to >37 books. Neil has received multiple national and international awards. Neil is a past President of both, The European College of Zoological Medicine and The European Board of Specialisation. Neil headed up Great Western Exotic Vets (part of the Vets Now group) in Swindon, from 2004 – 2017. He now consults part time on a peripatetic basis, he is a clinical veterinary advisor to the International Centre of Birds of Prey in the UK and Vulpro in South Africa and is otherwise occupied with voluntary conservation work with critically endangered Vultures (Vulturealliance.org), lecturing, and managing other consultancy instructions.