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Olivia Walters

BSc MSc

1 Webinars

Biography

Olivia graduated from the University of Edinburgh
with a degree in Zoology (later gaining an MSc in
Conservation Ecology from the Durrell Institute of
Conservation and Ecology) and became a keeper of
small mammals at ZSL London Zoo. While at the
zoo, and thereafter, Olivia managed European
breeding programmes for Amur leopards, Amur
tigers, Sumatran tigers, Asiatic lions, Douroucoulis,
South American sealions and Short Snouted
seahorses (a British species). She then became
Conservation/Zoo Programme Coordinator for the
British and Irish Association for Zoos and Aquariums
(BIAZA). Her nine years covered monumental
change from a dwindling membership organisation
to one with a rising membership referred to by
government and non-zoo conservation
organisations on all matters of legislation, animal
welfare and conservation.
In 2009 Olivia took on administration for for the
charity Wildlife Vets International (WVI) on behalf
of International Zoo Veterinary Group, as well as
providing clients guidance on animal welfare,
management and conservation. In addition to the
above, Olivia has worked and carried out research
abroad including; Kipling Camp (India), Tongabezi
(Zambia), Wetlands International (Borneo,
Indonesia), WCS Cambodia and Breeding Centre for
Endangered Arabian Animals, UAE.
In her spare time, Olivia has two young children,
loves sailing, swimming and walking for hours and
growing fruit and vegetables. She supports her
husband growing coral on a Yorkshire hillside!

Olivia's previous Webinars

"The Webinar Vet has been very useful for me as a part time vet nurse and full-time mum with two children. It’s great and the webinars are amazing!"

Jo Scott Nurse

Webinars are a really a great idea, especially in my case (mom of young children, so taking a few days to go to seminars is nearly impossible!), and I know I'm not the only one!

Adeline Vinrech Vet, France

"Since having 2 kids, I've found it difficult to find time to get out to courses, so The Webinar Vet has been my lifeline. It has been fantastic"

Rachael Vet, Vet Partners