Gordon Roberts is a veterinarian and veterinary business owner from Waikato, New Zealand. After working with wildlife safari projects in Asia and Africa, Gordon moved to the UK and set up Wellpets, a chain of 8 animal hospitals around the UK.
During his time as director of Wellpets, Gordon led a team of 60 veterinary and administrative staff. Since selling Wellpets in 2015, Gordon has become a consultant, helping veterinarians to grow their businesses and thrive in the often-demanding profession of veterinary care.
Gordon has written extensively throughout his career, and has recently published books on the technological advances that are impacting the future of veterinary care, and the threats currently facing endangered species. At the same time, he has worked on a number of animal projects, including being editor-in-chief of FuturistVet.com, a site dedicated to covering the latest advances in veterinary and human medicine.
Gordon is also an entrepreneur, and has set up several veterinary companies in his spare time, including Talk to The Vet, a service that provides online veterinary advice. Today, Gordon spends his time between his native New Zealand and the UK.