Dr Mark Lawrie – Chief Executive Officer
BVSc (Sydney) MANZCVS (Animal Welfare) MAICD
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).