Ian Ramsey is the Professor of Small Animal Medicine at Glasgow University Veterinary School. He graduated from Liverpool in 1990, completed his PhD at Glasgow on feline leukaemia virus in 1993 and his residency at Cambridge in 1997. He is a British (RCVS) and European diplomate in small animal medicine. He has written and co-authored nearly 100 scientific papers, review articles and book chapters in various aspects of small animal medicine but his main interest is in endocrinology. He was awarded the BSAVA Woodrow Award for contributions to small animal medicine and also became a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2015. He has served on numerous professional bodies, including 6 years as Secretary of the ECVIM, but most recently he has been on the Board of BSAVA Trustees since 2016 (being President 2020-21).