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


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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
Technical Services Veterinarian
Sales and Marketing Manager
Northern NSW Territory Representative

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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Samantha Williams
QVN
Senior Territory Representative
VIC, SA and TAS Territory Representative

Sam had worked in both small animal and mixed practice as a qualified vet nurse for 11 years prior to joining Dermcare.  She spent 4.5 years as...


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Emma Vickers
QVN
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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Kylie Drake
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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Sara Message
QVN
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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Julia Butt
QVN
QLD and NT Territory Rep

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Jennifer Batchelor
Sales and Marketing Assistant
Toowoomba Territory Representative

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Research and Development

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

Yvette has over 15 years experience in Veterinary Regulatory Affairs preparing and submitting regulatory applications to various regulatory bodies....


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Sarika Namjoshi
MPharm, PhD
Formulation Development Manager

Sarika completed her Bachelor of Pharmacy from Pune University, India in 2003. She then moved to Perth, Western Australia to pursue Master of...


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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

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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

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Operations

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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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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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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Jouko Laakso
Facilities & Information Technology Manager

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Anna Williams
QA Officer

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Neil Sheldrick
QA Officer

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Accounts and Administration

Erin Clifford
Office Manager

Erin is a qualified JP, has a Cert IV in Management. With over 35 years’ skills and experience in accounts and administration, and HR (and over 10...


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Lauren Turner
Administration Assistant

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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Jacki Brennan
Personal assistant to the director

Jacki started working at Dermcare-Vet in 2003 as the clinic’s Dermatology Nurse. She is also a Personal Assistant to Dr Mason and is involved in...


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