I have been called a snake charmer and The Animal man, not just as a zoologist and presenter on TMI, but in life, even at a young age I needed knowledge and contact with other species on our planet and still do!
I have been supported and encouraged by my family even if they never really understood my hobby, now I am lucky that I have made a career out of my life style. This wasn't always the case I followed another career path as a Butcher and Supermarket management in my early days which I committed 100% in doing, as is my way, and became one of the youngest meat managers, then fresh Food manager, and divisional sales development managers, before starting my business In 1997-2022.
Ameyzoo Exotic Pet Specialist Pet Shop which was voted best in Britain by the pet industry and received many positive reviews and 5 star rating, and over the years hopefully was a positive influence on the business and my loyal customers/friends.
I have been a trainer for SIA Global on Animal Husbandry and Dangerous Wild Animal (ectotherms) for local councils licencing teams, delivered practical lectures at the Royal Veterinary colleges and Medivet and visit schools and colleges and Standalone farm with my Animal educational Encounters.
I Hold AAL (Animals Activity licence previously Performing animals licence), Dangerous Wild Animals Licence, 10 million Public Liability Insurance, State Veterinary Transport Certificate and DBS.