Meet our Farm Team
Find out more about our friendly team!
Clinical DirectorBVMS MRCVS
Following graduation in 2005, Mike was lured by the farming industry in New Zealand and ended up staying for 12 years. Returning to Scotland in 2017, Mike joined Clyde, becoming Clinical Director in 2019. He is motivated by adapting to changes in the farming and veterinary industries, particularly supply chain challenges. Outside of work, he is kept busy entertaining two young daughters and likes to escape for a run with the dog.
Clinical DirectorBVM&S MRCVS
Neil graduated from Edinburgh Vet School in 2012 and joined Clyde in 2015, following a spell in New Zealand working in dairy practice and playing rugby for the Pleasant Point Mud Dogs. He enjoys tackling challenging problems on farm and working with farmers to improve performance. He spends his downtime hiking, fishing, playing football and trying to photograph wildlife on holiday with his long-suffering fiance.
Clinical DirectorBVM&S MRCVS
Having grown up on a sheep farm in Yorkshire, Charles graduated from Edinburgh Vet School in 1999. He joined the team in 2003, became a Director in 2010 and opened our Stirling branch in 2014. He is particularly interested in reproduction, clinical medicine and mastitis control, although his favourite part of the job is the friendships he's made with his clients in the agricultural sector.
Clinical DirectorBVM&S MRCVS
Hamish graduated from Liverpool University in 2009 and spent time working, and fishing, around the UK and New Zealand before joining Clyde in 2015. He particularly enjoys big scanning days, embryo transfer, meeting new clients, the occasional bit of pig work and cake. He doesn’t enjoy people who check their calving cows between 2am and 4am. Outside of work he can usually be found by a river, up a hill or in a wood.
Trevor grew up on a dairy farm in Northern Ireland, and graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1989. Aside three early years in Ireland, he has made Scotland his home, working at Acorn Vet Centre before their merger with Clyde, and later driving the move to have separate species divisions in the business. His sons have followed him into the industry, practicing in Canada and Devon. Outside work he enjoys cycling and travelling the world.
Iain was inspired to become a vet by the James Herriot books and a careers talk from Glasgow Vet School, and graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1981. He joined Mackie and Brechin Vets in Kirkliston after seeing practice in England and, briefly, with nomadic herdsmen in Nigeria. When Clyde acquired Kirkliston, Iain moved to our Stirling branch and has been with us since. In his spare time, Iain can be found hill-walking, running or fishing.
Scott qualified from Glasgow Vet School in 2019 and joined the team in 2020. He grew up on a farm in the Campsie hills near Glasgow, where his family bred and showed limousin cattle and blackface sheep. He is particularly interested in obstetrics of cows and sheep and dairy herd health medicine. Outside of life as a new grad vet he is an active member of Stirling young farmers and keen sportsman having captained the vet school football team!
Eleanor joined Clyde in January 2020 after graduating from Edinburgh in 2005 and spending time working in Ayrshire, Cheshire and New Zealand. She is a skilled ultrasound scanner and enjoys fertility work, as well as contributing to our newsletters to share knowledge and ideas with our clients. In her spare time, she likes to balance keeping fit with socialising – so you’ll either find her hiking up a hill or sitting in the pub afterwards!
Vicki graduated from Edinburgh University in 2013 and spent two years calving Angus heifers in Australia before returning home to join Clyde and be close to her family’s farm. She enjoys being part of the Stirling team and getting to know our clients. Her passion for beef and sheep work has been well tested by 3am calvings – the novelty still hasn't worn off! Outside of work, she plays Shinty for the local team.
Tom graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 2013, he worked for a short period at a dairy practice in Cumbria before moving to Stirlingshire where he has worked in farm animal practice ever since. He has a particular interest in flock and herd health with a focus on fertility, udder health and lameness and enjoys working closely with farmers to improve the health of their animals and their businesses.
Clare graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1999 and worked in Ayrshire for a year before travelling to New Zealand in search of cows, sheep and adventure, staying for eight years. Eventually she returned to Scotland and after a spell in mixed practice she joined Clyde in 2020. She is particularly interested in sheep, health planning and routine cattle work. Outside of work, she will be found helping on the farm, kid wrangling, or up a mountain on skis, walking or mountain biking.
Originally from County Armagh, Northern Ireland, Ryan graduated from the University Of Glasgow in 2017. He has worked for 6 years, primarily as a beef and sheep vet in Angus, but he also spent time working as a dairy vet in New Zealand. Outside of work, Ryan is a keen triathlete and enjoys spending time on the open water. He has a strong passion for all aspects of farm work, with a particular interest in dairy fertility.
Fabienne graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2018 and has worked at Clyde Vets ever since. She started off her career as a Small Animal vet, however, has always had a keen interest in farm animal work. When not working, Fabienne can be found exploring the Scottish countryside with her collies and daft chocolate lab. She is also a member of Avondale young farmers and is holding out for one last concert week, and the return of show season!
Hailing from a sheep farm in rainy Cumbria, Megan graduated from the University of Bristol in August 2023. Having spent 5 years down south she has decided to migrate even further north for her first farm vet role. She has a keen interest in beef and sheep work- including obstetrics and infectious disease. In her spare time, she looks forward to getting stuck into a local hockey team and exploring the local area.
Originally from the Highlands, Kate graduated from The University of Edinburgh in July 2022. Despite not being from a farming background, being a farm vet has always been her goal. In her spare time, you’ll find Kate exploring the hills with her horse, Olly, or attempting to run the energy out of her cocker-spaniel pup, Marmite. Kate spent a few weeks with our farm department during her studies so has met a fair few of our lovely clients already. She is now excited to get out on the road and meet and get to know more of our clients!
Originally coming from the U.S., Meghan completed a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State University in 2018 and qualified from the University of Glasgow in August 2022. Although she's not from a farming background, Meghan worked at a dairy for a few years in the States which started her farm animal obsession. Outside of work, she enjoys various sports including dance, volleyball, or rugby and enjoy any outdoor adventure. Meghan is excited to become part of the community and get on the road and meet our clients!
Originally from Lesmahagow, Lauren graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2023. Having grown up on a beef and sheep farm and previously worked on a dairy farm, she has always had a passion for farm work. Outside of work, she enjoys participating in Lesmahagow Young Farmers activities and exploring the countryside with her cocker spaniel, Ruby.
Amy grew up on her family's family sheep farm in Stirling where they have Suffolk’s, Texel’s and Beltex sheep. She is currently studying Rural Business Management at SRUC in the hope it will lead to a job within agriculture. Outside of work, Amy is a member of SSS YF where she takes a keen interest in stock judging where she previously won junior individual at the Highland Show. She also enjoys horse riding having a horse of her own which took her to representing the Scotland team for two years at Windsor.
Lanark Reception Manager
Jennifer started at Clyde Vets in 2010 as a part-time Farm Receptionist which quickly led on to full-time. 6 years later, she was promoted to Reception Manager. Since then, the reception team has more than doubled, having merged both the Small Animal and Farm Departments. Outside of work, Jennifer loves a night out or night in with friends. She has a son who keeps her very busy. They love cooking together and adventuring outdoors! She also loves going to the gym and going for long walks.
Lanark Reception Manager
Areatha joined Clyde in 2010 as a receptionist, continuing her 25 year career in the role. By 2016 she became a line manager for small animal and farm colleagues. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, including her two dogs, Stella and Hope. She is definitely the mum of Clyde Vets, looking after – and feeding – everybody!
Darcie joined the team in 2017 with a background in operations, having worked in leisure and financial services, and obtaining a business management degree from Stirling University. Outside work she is interested in jewellery, Scottish rugby, gardening and photography, and enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog, Gloria.
Jane started working at the Clyde Vet Group in 2007 on the Small Animal reception and has spent time working in both the Equine and Accounts teams before moving to the Farm team where she is now a Receptionist. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her children and walking her dog!
Stephanie has worked for Clyde Vet Group since January 2019. Her previous work experience has been in the hospitality and motor industry though she has some equine experience from owning horses when she was younger. Whilst working at Clyde Vets, she has also learnt a lot about the farm industry. Outside of work, she is currently renovating her house which keeps her busy along with looking after her son. In her spare time, she likes to go out for walks with her dog Lola.
Nadine joined Clyde Vet Group in 2021. She has an equine background and has worked in the equestrian industry since her teenage years. Outside of work, Nadine is kept busy with her kids and animals which includes horses, dogs and cats. In her spare time, she enjoys boxing and nights out with friends. Her interest in animals and agriculture led to joining us here at Clyde where she is enjoying learning more about the farming industry.
Rebekah started working at Clyde Vets in June 2021 after working in the care sector for a number of years. She is really enjoying working for us and loves getting the occasional puppy cuddle! In her spare time, Rebekah enjoys spending time with and competing her horses in the Veteran Showing Series, going on adventures with her Black Labrador Jasper and watching rugby.