SPVS Past President and former Board member Dr Catriona Curtis has been appointed the new Chair of the SPVS Educational Trust. Dr Curtis has been a Trustee for 5 years and moves into the Chair role at a time of exciting change for the Trust. On her appointment Dr Curtis commented “The SPVS Educational Trust has a long pedigree in supporting non-clinical education in the veterinary profession, especially for students and recent graduates. As we move to launch the first wide ranging grant programme the Trust has run I am excited and optimist about the impact we can have within the profession”.