Tom & Sonia Roffe-Silvester

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Tom and Sonia Roffe-Silvester

Professional Title Managing Director and Co-Founder of Veterinary Task Force

Organisation and Companies Veterinary Task Force

Session Pre-Veterinary Care – Managing your Canine Patient

Tom Roffe-Silvester – Managing Director and Co-Founder of Veterinary Task Force

Tom is an Advanced Veterinary Practitioner, having qualified from Cambridge Vet School in 2007, and is currently also joint Director of a small animal practice in Wiltshire, UK.
He spent 8 years as a Veterinary Officer in the British Army where two of his roles were Officer Commanding of the Veterinary Services Training and Advisory Team, and also the Canine Training Squadron. This was alongside working in Afghanistan, Brunei and Nepal. He developed the policy for the aeromedical evacuation of military working dogs from operational theatres, and also trained dog handlers in advanced first aid techniques.

Sonia Roffe-Silvester – Clinical Director and Co-Founder of Veterinary Task Force

Since qualifying in 2007, Sonia has had a range of working experiences, including Clinical Director of a mixed veterinary practice.
She has served as Veterinary Officer in the British Army; where she was deployed to Afghanistan, leading the advanced canine trauma training. Sonia is completing her Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice and is joint Director of a small-animal practice in Wiltshire, UK.