Laura is a UK veterinary surgeon who qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2005. She spent seven years in mixed and sports horse practice before joining Brooke – Action for Working Horses and Donkeys in 2012 as a veterinary training advisor. Laura now works in the Global Animal Health team with international colleagues, improving animal welfare through better veterinary education and strengthening animal healthcare systems. She contributed to the OIE Curricula Guidelines for Veterinary Paraprofessionals as part of an expert ad-hoc group. Laura has further qualifications in equine internal medicine and veterinary education.