Meet the Team

Vets

  • David Preece BVSc MRCVS

    Director

    Originally from Bristol, David qualified from Liverpool Vet School in 1991 and worked in mixed Practice in North Wales and Staffordshire before coming to Gloucestershire in 1996. He then teamed up with Nick to found Tyndale Vets in 1998. David has an interest in all aspects of production animal medicine as well as enjoying the business side of food production. Outside of work, he keeps himself busy with his 3 children and his dog, Hector.

  • Nick Eames BVSc MRCVS

    Director

    Qualified from Massey Vet School, New Zealand in 1988 and set up Tyndale Farm Veterinary Practice with David. Nick worked in various locations around the UK before settling in Gloucestershire. He enjoys all aspects of his work in farm animal practice.

  • Russell Fuller DBR MA VetMB MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Russell qualified from Cambridge Vet School in 2003 and joined Tyndale in 2008 after working in a busy mixed practice in mid – Wales. Russell has a particular interest in nutrition and cattle reproduction. In 2016 Russell obtained his Diploma in Bovine Reproduction.

  • Bryony Kendall BSc (An Sci) BVSc MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Qualified from Liverpool Vet School in 2008, Bryony arrived at Tyndale in 2009 after working in Cheshire at the University of Liverpool Farm Practice. She enjoys all aspects of being a farm vet but especially small ruminant work – sheep and dairy goats. Following a brief stint in New Zealand in 2014-15 she has also developed an interest in grass-based dairy farming.

  • Manuel Sisniega MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Originally from Santander in Spain, Manuel qualified in 1994 from Madrid Complutense Vet School. Manuel has lived in the UK for a number of years working as a TB tester for DEFRA and as an Official Veterinarian in different abattoirs around the UK. He joined the practice in September 2010 and is a full time TB tester with Tyndale.

  • Sian Fuller BVSc MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Sian joined the practice in January 2014 having worked in mixed practice in mid Wales and Gloucestershire. Her family run a beef and sheep farm in Wales and she is married to Russell who is also a vet at Tyndale. Sian is currently studying for a Certificate in Sheep Health and Production.

  • Charlotte Debbaut DVM MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Originally from Belgium, Charlotte qualified from the University of Ghent in 2012. She moved over to the UK soon after and started work in a mixed practice in north Wales, where her days were filled with mainly beef and sheep work. In July 2014 a growing interest in dairy cattle drew her to Tyndale vets. Charlotte is interested in infectious diseases and mastitis, but mainly enjoys the variety of working with all farm species.

  • Sam Ecroyd BVM BVS BVMedSci (hons) MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Sam graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2014 and joined Tyndale Vets soon after. Sam has a keen interest in all aspects of cattle medicine.

  • Fergus Hannon MVB MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Fergus graduated from University College Dublin in 2013 and went on to work as a Farm Animal Intern at Glasgow University for twelve months. He joined Tyndale Vets in 2014 and has a keen interest in Dairy herd health, youngstock health and disease prevention. In 2018 Fergus obtained his certificate in Cattle Health and Production.

  • Martijn 't Hoen Cert AVP DVM MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    Martijn is a Dutch vet who did his veterinary training in Belgium. After working at home for a year he moved to a practice in North Wales where he worked for 2 years as a large animal vet. Martijn moved to Tyndale Vets in 2014 to pursue his interest in dairy work. In 2018 he was awarded his Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice. He hopes to combine his various interests that range from all things cow as well as, sheep, goats, deer and camelids. In his spare time he enjoys nature, deer stalking and gardening.

  • Josh Batterham MRCVS

    Veterinary Surgeon

    After graduating from Bristol University in 2013, Josh worked for 2 years in Pembrokeshire doing all aspects of farm work with a predominantly dairy focus. He then travelled around New Zealand for a year with his fiancée, working in North Island for 8 months. Having seen practice with Tyndale as a student he was keen to return as vet.

  • Elena Poleac MRCVS

    TB Tester

    Elena joined the team in 2016 and is working as a TB tester. She graduated from the University of Ion Ionescu de la Brad and worked in Romania for a period before coming to Gloucestershire. She enjoys farm practice.

  • Elvis Chiforec MRCVS

    TB Tester

    Elvis is originally from Romania and came to the UK in 2017 after qualifying from university.

Severn Farm Services

  • Michal Aleksinski

    Veterinary Technician

    Mike joined the Severn Farm Services team in summer 2017. He has many years of experience working on farms in a variety of different roles. The expertise that he brings means that we are now able to offer mobility scoring, calf weighing and disbudding and locomotion scoring and other tasks to our usual services.

  • Tom Morris NACFT Cat 1

    Foot Trimmer

    Tom joined us in early 2017. He has worked for many years as a herdsman in a large dairy herd but his real passion is foot trimming!

Support Staff

  • Angela Allen

    Support Staff

    Angela works part time in the practice within our accounts team and helps on reception. When Angela isn't working she is busy with her own farm!

  • Judy Cook

    Support Staff

    Judy has been with Tyndale Vets since the very beginning! Judy has a wealth of knowledge of the business and of farm animals as she has her own farm.

  • Tina Sheldon QL-SQP

    TB Support

    Tina coordinates all of our TB testing in the practice. She also successfully passed AMTRA examinations in Base and Farm Animal modules in 2011 to become a suitably qualified person within the practice.

  • Jane Williams

    Support staff

    Jane joined Tyndale Vets in 2014. She is head of our support staff at our Vale Of Glamorgan branch and is training to become a SQP.

  • Abbi Pullen

    Support Staff

    Abbi has worked for Tyndale Vets for over three years. Abbi has her own farm and enjoys splitting her time between Tyndale vets and her own farm.

  • Camilla Meheran

    Support Staff

    Camilla has been with the team for over two years and has recently qualified as a Veterinary Technician.

  • Sue Richards

    Receptionist

    Sue joined us at the beginning of August 2017 as a receptionist to assist with the very busy reception operation! Sue has worked at a veterinary practice previously and certainly knows her stuff!!

  • Rachael Munday

    Practice Administrator

    Rachael has recently joined the team in 2017 and is excited about learning the ways of the farming world after many years spent working with horses.

  • Jess Hemmings

    Practice Administrator

    Jess joined us in 2016 and has recently returned after having a baby! Jess is an extremely experienced administrator and has been a huge asset to the team!

  • Sadie Thomas

    Bookkeeper

    Sadie joined us in 2016 after moving here from Brixham, Devon. Sadie has been a bookkeeper for 25 years and brings a wealth of experience to the practice. Sadie is also a qualified dog groomer!