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Meet the Team

We’re proud to have the ‘dream team’ of wildlife veterinarians in our corner! With decades of experience under their belts, their expertise and dedication mean that our Australian wildlife are in the best hands.

Dr. Stephen Van Mil

Founder, Director & CEO

Dr Bree Talbot

Foundation Veterinarian

Dr Chantal Whitten

Associate Veterinarian

Louise Napoli - Veterinary Nurse
Louise Napoli

Veterinary Nurse

A photo of vet nurse Chiara Faroni
Chiara Faroni
Natalie Palmer

Veterinary Nurse

Russell Mills

Director, Marketing Communications & Partnerships

Amanda Gorvin

Commercial Manager

David McGrath

Project Manager

Peter Fowler

Chair and Treasurer

Dr. Larry Vogelnest
Dr. Larry Vogelnest


Sonja Ceri


Dr Alex Hynes


Dr. Evan Kosack
Dr. Evan Kosack

CO-Founder & Director

Dr. Amber Gillett
Dr. Amber Gillett

Wildlife Veterinarian & Artist

Dr Derek Spielman


Dr. Gordon Corfield
Dr. Gordon Corfield

Specialist Surgeon

Gary Rooke

Foundation Driver, Hospital Maintenance Manager

Norm Bartie

Wildlife Warrior