Staff – Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is home to over 90 staff including expertise with small animal specialists in feline and canine internal medicine, surgery, dermatology, diagnositic imaging, anaesthesia and pathology each with national and international profiles in their respective domains. As educators, they are at the forefront of veterinary knowledge.

The new world-class facilities have recently attracted international interest with several world renowned specialists coming to Australia for roles at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and subsequently the interest from international students has Increased as they welcome the chance to work with world-class professors and researchers in the state-of-the-art facilities.

Dr Mark Lawrie is the new Chief Executive Officer of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney.

Dr Mark Lawrie joined us as the new Chief Executive Officer of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney in late 2017.

A 1983 University of Sydney Veterinary Science graduate he has worked in different veterinary roles including public health, pig medicine, mixed practice, small animals and animal welfare.

Mark has had a number of high level management roles before coming to Sydney University this time, including Chief Veterinarian at RSPCA NSW, National President of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), Hospital Director of Murdoch University Veterinary Teaching Hospital and General Manager-Asia Pacific for a veterinary technology company-RxWorks.

Mark has worked as a consultant in animal welfare for a number of organisations-including RSPCA, AWL, IFAW and in a number of different countries. He has been a board member of Vets Beyond Borders and Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC).

He is very happy to be back at his alma mater and is married with 5 children (one of which is 15 year old Laura, a cross maltese ex RSPCA dog).