Nikki qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1985 and after ten years in a small animal orthopaedic referral practice, moved to work for Mars UK. Nikki worked in a number of areas at Mars including Veterinary Business Manager, Veterinary Nurse at the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition and Communications Executive.

Nikki’s passion for education and the VN profession led her to move to Nottingham Trent University to write the FdSc Veterinary Nursing Course in 2007. Nikki also keeps her clinical skills up to date by working in a local veterinary hospital as a weekend nurse.

In 2019 Nikki progressed to the BVNA to become the Head of Learning and Development which allows her to be a part of representing the VN profession and improving their impact in practice.

VN Futures Leadership
Nicola Ruedisueli