Brian Faulkner
Brian Faulkner
Veterinary Surgeon
Colourful CPD

Brian graduated from Edinburgh Vet School in 1995 and worked in mixed practice before studying for an MBA at Nottingham Business School in 2000–2001. Brian set up, developed and exited 4 veterinary practices in Suffolk between 2002 and 2018. Brian was the Petplan UK Vet of the Year in 2008 and is currently Petplan Pet Insurance’s national media and PR vet. Brian completed a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology in 2009. Brian currently works in his own small animal veterinary practice 3 days a week. Over his 25-year career Brian has worked in over 250 veterinary practices as a clinician, consultant and confidence coach. He was the President of the UK Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons in 2017. Brian is an Honorary Associate Professor in Veterinary Business at Nottingham Veterinary School. Brian co-founded the British Veterinary Receptionist Association in October 2017 and the Accredited Veterinary Receptionist Award. Brian is a regular speaker at veterinary conferences in the UK and abroad. Brian ran 31 marathons in 31 days from John O’Groats to raise money for Street Vet, a charity which attends to the pets of the homeless.

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) BVM&S CertGP(SAM) CertGP(BPS) MBA MSc(Psych) FRCVS