Marta comes from a farming background in Spain where she looked after pigs and sheep. After graduating as a vet in the University of Extremadura, Caceres she came to England in 2012 and worked in cattle abattoirs throughout the UK. Marta also volunteered as a vet in a wildlife recovery centre.
Marta joined UK Farmcare in September 2015 and spent the first few months TB testing in Cornwall. She is now an auditor and is based in the Devon and Cornwall region.
Marta loves the outdoors and particularly enjoys trekking and canoeing.
Kate qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 2003. She worked as a mixed animal vet in Buxton, Derbyshire for 2 years before moving to Devon. For the last 11 years Kate has worked as a farm animal vet doing both clinical work and TB testing. During this time she also completed a Diploma in Bovine Reproduction.
Kate lives with her partner and young daughter on a beef and sheep farm in rural mid Devon. In her spare time she enjoys walking her two terriers on Exmoor and Dartmoor or going out on her mountain bike.
Kate joined UK Farmcare in October 2016.
Raffaela graduated from University of Naples in Italy in 2003 and subsequently worked in small animal hospitals for a few years before becoming a meat inspector in the UK. She enjoys all aspects of general practice but has a special interest in birds and game. Raffaela obtained her PHD of three years in avian pathology in 2007 and she loves the variety and intellectual challenge of clinical veterinary medicine.
She enjoys her vocation, learning from colleagues and developing her knowledge and clinical skills with continuing professional development (CPD). In her spare time, she enjoys any type of sport and at the moment she is enjoying running, cooking and spending time with her friends!
Vero comes from a farming background, and remembers well all the summer holidays that she spent walking and hiking along her dad in the lovely countryside in the Pyrenees.
After 4 years studying Biology Science, Vero decided to take a turning in her life and graduated as a Vet from Universidade de Santiago de Compostela in 2011.
Soon after, in January 2012, Vero decided to start her professional career in the UK and spent the next decade working as MHI and OV in several abattoirs, working as a TB Tester within a mixed practice in Devon and as a Senior Veterinary Inspector working for APHA and the Government.
Vero joined UK Farmcare in December 2021 and has recently moved to the lovely God’s County of Yorkshire. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors, playing piano, padel, being introduced to the world of Martial Arts and “Petanque.”
Alex graduated in 2018 from Banat University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine “King Michael I of Romania”, Timisoara. Shortly after, he moved to Shropshire where he worked as a TB Tester for almost 3 years. In 2022 he started to work in a small animal hospital as a veterinary surgeon.
Alex joined UK Farmcare in October 2022 as an auditor alongside his work as a small animal vet. He enjoys traveling through the country, running with his dog Heidi and cycling.