Directors

Professor Ken Mason

BSc BVSc MACVSc MVSc FACVSc
Managing Director

Ken is Managing Director of Dermcare-Vet, which he founded in 1979. He is also staff dermatologist at the Animal Allergy and Dermatology Service, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Veterinary Science at the University of Queensland.  He holds the degrees of B.Sc. (reproduction 1970), B.V.Sc. (1972), M.V.Sc. (Neurology 1984) from the University of Queensland and M.A.C.V.Sc. (Feline medicine) and F.A.C.V.Sc. (Veterinary Dermatology) from the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists. He has post graduate training, research and teaching experience gained at the University of Queensland, the University of Florida and the University of California at Davis.

Ken spends time lecturing and teaching veterinary dermatology to veterinarians around the world, directing Research at Dermcare-Vet and seeing referred cases in his clinic. Ken has taught the veterinary dermatology and otology course to 4th year veterinary students at the University of Queensland. He also teaches pathology and conducts a Dermatopathology service through Vetnostics pathology group. He is or has been a member of three editorial boards for scientific journals, two of which are international publications in veterinary dermatology.


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Sharyn Mason

BSc BVSc
Director/Secretary

Management

Sharon Gould

BAppSc MBiotech GradDipTML&P MASM AFIML
General Manager

Sharon is a dedicated and ethical professional with solid background in manufacturing and quality in the diagnostics, biotechnology and animal...


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Sales and Marketing

Dr Susan Dwyer

BSc (Sci Comm) BVSc MVS MRCVS

Sales and Marketing Manager
Technical Services Veterinarian

Susan graduated from the Australian National University in 2004 with a degree in Science Communication. She then went on to obtain a degree in...


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Julia Butt

RVN

QLD and NT Territory Rep

Julia moved from Tasmania to Queensland when she was 21 years old and started working as a veterinary nurse shortly thereafter. After spending over...


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Kylie Drake

RVN DipVN (Surgical)

NSW Territory Representative

Kylie is a Veterinary Nurse with 20 years experience, and holds a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Surgery). Having worked in specialist and emergency...


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Jennifer Batchelor

Veterinary Nurse
Sales and Marketing Assistant
Toowoomba Territory Representative

Jennifer began her career as a Veterinary Nurse working in a small practice and completing a school based traineeship during year 12. She then moved...


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Emma Vickers

QVN
NSW, ACT and WA Territory Representative
NSW, ACT and WA Territory Representative

Emma began working in a busy A class Veterinary Hospital in 2001 and completed her Veterinary Nursing Certificate in 2002. She was exposed to a wide...


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Sara Message

QVN
QLD and WA Territory Representative
QLD Territory Representative

Sara originally hails from the UK, where she trained and qualified as a veterinary nurse. She has eleven years experience as a veterinary nurse,...


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Ebony Huckstepp

QVN
VIC Territory Representative

Ebony began her veterinary nursing career working part time at a small animal practice while completing her final years of high school. Ebony...


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Lisa Willis

QVN
VIC & TAS Territory Representative

Lisa started working with us at Dermcare as our VIC, SA & TAS Territory Representative in March 2018. Lisa has been involved in a wide range of...


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Research and Development

William Mayo

Analytical Chemist

Yvette Risk

BAgrSc (UQ, St Lucia)
Regulatory Affairs and Product Development Manager

Yvette has been a Regulatory Affairs professional since 2001 and has had responsibility for the management of regulatory affairs at Dermcare-Vet...


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Jacqueline Wiley

BSc GDipFoodTech
Microbiologist

Jackie graduated from the University of Sydney in 2000 with a science degree. She obtained her graduate diploma in Food Technology from the...


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Research and Development Chemist

Position Vacant

Dr Merja Ruutu

MSc PhD
Scientific Director

Merja obtained her PhD in 2006 in Finland in the area of cancer research then relocated to Australia to do post doctoral research at University of...


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Angus Harding

Research Scientist

Operations

Tristan Mason

Maintenance Technician

Tristan is Dermcare’s Maintenance Technician and ensures the smooth running of the facilities and equipment. Tristan is currently finishing his...


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J. Williams

B.Med.Chem
Supply Chain Manager

J. Williams has been a whirlwind of efficiency for Dermcare since late 2011; waging a war on waste and cutting through red tape at every turn!...


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Rebecca Atkins

BSc (Hons)
Production Coordinator

Bec graduated from Monash University in 2005 with an honours degree in Science, majoring in chemistry.  After working in academia she travelled...


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Deann Devy

Special Products Manager

Dee has worked for Dr Ken Mason for twenty two years. Her first role was as a qualified Veterinary Nurse which included surgical nursing, emergency...


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Karen Kelly

Distribution Manager

Karen is a Certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse and has 30 plus years of experience in veterinary speciality facilities. She has special...


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Jouko Laakso

Facilities & Information Technology Manager

Raina Lal


Chandra Shetty


Nathan Ferguson


Accounts and Administration

Lauren Turner

Office Manager

Lauren began working at Dermcare a week prior to her 18th birthday in 2008 and was the baby of the Dermcare team. After three years she moved to...


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Crystal Mason

AssocDegLaw (Paralegal) GradCertTMLP
IP & Project Co-ordinator

Crystal is a registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney and joins Dermcare with experience in securing, maintaining and enforcing intellectual...


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Alyce Wilson

Veterinary Nurse
Administration Assistant

Alyce has worked in the Veterinary Industry for 10 years and began her studies in Veterinary Nursing while working in practice, here in Brisbane....


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Animal Allergy and Dermatology Service

Lisa Wraith

QVN
Dermatology Nurse
Veterinary Nurse

Lisa started her animal and nursing career in her mid 20’s where she volunteered at the local animal shelter and within a month found a job...


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