Ivan graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 1999 and has 17 years experience in veterinary practice, both first opinion and rabbit referral work. He teaches rabbit medicine, surgery and anaesthesia in Europe and the USA as well as contributing articles on rabbit veterinary care to a number of publications. Ivan has been a speaker at the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, USA for the last three years. Ivan still maintains a small first and second opinion caseload in the UK in order to stay current.
He has been the product veterinary consultant to Docsinnovent Ltd since 2009 - designing and developing the v-gel airway management product which is now in use in over 20 countries worldwide. Ivan was also responsible for interaction with early adopter veterinarians to build a market for this product and also for later product support.
Ivan is responsible for identifying problems in need of product solutions in the veterinary and animal industries, and then developing and testing products to fill this need, together with the rest of the team.