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Sam Gilchrist


Sam is an experienced wildlife veterinarian whose 15+ year career spans employment with multiple captive animal institutions, Wildlife Health Australia, NSW Department of Primary Industries and roles within the university sector.

Sam has an extensive understanding of the biology of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. He has post-graduate training in epidemiology, pathology and emergency animal disease management.

Sam has also operated as a management committee member of a not-for-profit conservation fund and maintains expertise in animal welfare science.