Alex qualified as a veterinary nurse in the UK in 1997 and has worked in both first opinion and referral small animal practice. Alex is especially interested in feline nursing and has completed both the ISFM feline nursing certificate and diploma with distinction. Alex recently finished studying towards the ISFM advanced certificate in feline behaviour and is currently studying towards gaining her advanced diploma in applied animal behaviour (feline) with Compass Education. Alex currently works as a locum RVN in the UK and runs her own company ‘The Cat Nurse’ where she works as a locum RVN and offers CPD about feline nursing and behaviour. Alex volunteers for her local homing centre, a branch of Cats Protection, helping to raise money for local cats in need. Alex has a particular interest in feline behaviour and stress-related diseases in feline patients. Alex has been a BVNA Council Member since October 2018.