The Worldwide Vets team is made up of many people from a huge range of backgrounds, societies and nationalities, all sharing one common ground: a love for animals.

From our bookings team, to on site project managers, to the kennel staff, every single member plays a vital role in the work that we do.

Here are just a few members of our team that you may encounter if you choose to volunteer or work with us.

Dr Gemma Campling

Founder and Director

Dr Campling founded Worldwide Vets in 2009. She studied at Nottingham University in the UK and today works most of the year out in Africa. She has a passion for wildlife conservation, horse riding, and enjoys teaching at vet schools.

Willem Nell

Coordinator: Safari Park Stables

Willem manages the 20 horse on the project, as well as planning the schedule and lessons for all the volunteers. Willem most loves out rides and horse swims on the game reserve.

Hein Schuman

Coordinator Wildlife Vet Training Course

Hein is project co-ordinator for the African Vet Conservation  teaches the animal management and conservation lectures on the course, and ensures the volunteers get hands on with all aspects of the wildlife capture and translocation.

Dr Fabiola Quesada

Coordinator: Wildlife Vet Internship

Dr Quesada attended vet shcool in Spain, before realising her passion lay with African wildlife conservation. Now she teaches the One-Health aspects of the course and ensures volunteers have a educational and fun packed schedule.

Sumeet Gerbani

Coordinator: Indian Vet Clinic

Sumeet has managed the volunteer project for the last 5 years and brings an amazing ability to maintain organisation amid the busy clinic's workload. He is responsible for ensuring  volunteers gain good clinical knowledge and skills.

Dr Flavi

Head Vet: Zanzibar Vet Clinic

Born and raised in Tanzania, Dr Flavi loves to teach volunteers about local customs and history, as well as giving them ample teaching and hands on expereince at the clinic. Dogs are his favorite animal and he loves soft tissue surgery.

Anna van de Burg

Coordinator: Zanzibar Vet Clinic

Anna has managed the clinic for over 15 years and grown it to what it is today. She is a real 'mother' figure and loves welcoming our volunteers to the paradise island of Zanzibar. She loves cats, and training her horses.

Dr Brendan Tindall

Coordinator: Wildlife Vet Internship

Brendan Tindall graduated from vet school in South Africa in 1999. He teaches most of the clinical lectures and practicals on the Wildlife Vet Internship project and dedicates a lot of his time to charitable organisations assisting in anti-rhino poaching campaigns.

Sarah Kickofel

Volunteer consultant

Sarah Kickhofel is one of our volunteer consultants, helping people pick, book and plan their volunteer trip.  She is based in Cape Town, South Africa, which is where she gained  her a BCom Digital Marketing Degree.  She is a lover of all animals, and enjoys horse riding and dog training in her free time. 

Bailey Romi

Volunteer consultant

Bailey is one of our volunteer consultants, helping people pick, book and plan their volunteer trip.  She is from Missouri, USA and graduated with an Associates in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology and become a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2019. She then complted a Bachelors in Veterinary Technology in 2021 and has worked in clinics, shelters and wildlife rehabilitation centres, before coming onboard with us.