Professor Chris Knight
Interest: Practising Veterinary Surgeon
David is Managing Director of Paragon Veterinary Group, a three centre, 25 vet, fiercely independent, mixed rural vet practice in Cumbria. He is a founder Director and Treasurer of Vet Sustain, and Managing Director of VetSalus, a business initiative developing livestock vet collaboration and consultancy globally.
His clinical interests are in dairy practice, particularly reproduction and advanced breeding technologies including embryo transfer and IVF. Post graduate qualifications include a Diploma in Bovine Reproduction and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and he is an Emeritus RCVS Recognised Specialist in Cattle Health and Production. He is past Chair of VDS, Treasurer of the World Association for Buiatrics, and a member of the Dairy Science Forum.
In 2020, he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and he is passionate about vet-led business, global veterinary collaboration, One Health and Veterinary Sustainability.