Brian Faulkner (Co-Founder)

BSc (Hons), BVM&S, CertGP(SAM), CertGP(BPS), MBA, MSc(Psych), FRCVS

Brian graduated from Edinburgh Vet School in 1995 and worked in mixed practice before studying for an MBA at Nottingham Business School in 2001. He has set up and developed 5 veterinary practices from start-ups during the last 20 years and currently leads and works as a clinician in his current practice .

Applied Positive Psychology, as well as General Practice certificates in Business and Professional Studies and Small Animal Medicine. He was The UK’s Petplan Vet of the Year in 2008. He is Honorary Associate Professor in Veterinary Business at Nottingham University Vet School and in July 2020 he was awarded the title Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (FRCVS) in recognition of outstanding contributions to the veterinary profession.

In 2017 Brian raised £120,000 for Brooke Animal Hospital by running 10 marathons in 10 consecutive days all across the UK and Ireland. In August 2020 Brian ran 31 marathons in 31 days from John O’Groats to Lands End to raise £10,000 for a charity called Street Vet which attends to the dogs of the homeless.

Colourful CPD has now evolved into a company whose products are used all around the world. In 2019 alone, Colourful CPD and the BVRA have spoken and / or exhibited in conferences and events in Singapore, St Petersburg, Sao Paulo as well as within the UK and Europe.

Colourful CPD was scheduled to speak in China, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia in 2020 before the outbreak of COVID-19. However this has increased the demand for Colourful CPD’s online courses, qualifications and webinars.

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