Veterinary Surgeons


Kevin Cooper BVSc MRCVS

Senior Clinical Veterinary Surgeon

Kevin qualified from Onderstepoort, University of Pretoria in South Africa in 1998. He worked in a mixed animal practice in South Africa for a year before moving to the UK where he started working at the Harbour Veterinary Group as a locum in 1999. Initially Kevin spent time at all the surgeries before coming the senior vet at the Hayling Island Practice and also the group senior veterinary surgeon.

Kevin is married with two sons and enjoys mountain biking, cycle cross riding, running and having a braai (South African BBQ ) which he is pleased his boys love as well.


Kimm Bakker DVM MRCVS

Kimm Bakker is one of our night owls, working only during the night for our out of hours emergency clinic MiNightVet. Kimm takes care of all hospitalised patients and deals with any emergencies during the night. Kimm is Dutch and obtained her diploma in Belgium and made a career in equine medicine in the UK before she began her emergency night career. Kimm has now being doing this for over four years and any critical case is in safe hands with her.


Charlotte Boardman BVetMed MRCVS

Charlotte qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2013 and started working at Harbour soon after. She enjoys spending time with her family, dog walks and looking after her young niece and nephew.


Stefan Burian DVM MRCVS

Stefan qualified veterinary surgeon in 2011 in his native country Romania, after qualification Stefan worked in Sweden and joined Harbour in April 2015. Stefan has recently become a member of our Harbour MiNight Veterinary team working permanent nights.

Stefan enjoys fishing, the outdoors and he also loves to travel around the UK and America on his motorbike.


Stephanie Davies BVetMed MRCVS

Stephanie first worked for Harbour as a Saturday nurse while she studied for her A Levels. Following her A Levels Stephanie enrolled at Vet School and qualified in July 2012. Stephanie started back with Harbour in September 2012 after a year Stephanie left and began a year’s adventure in Jordan and bought back her two cats Smokey and Coco to the UK in May 2015 where she continued her Harbour Journey. Stephanie shares her time between our Havant Branch Practice and the Hospital in North End.


Elizabeth Day BVSc MRCVS

Elizabeth qualified from Bristol University in 1989 and worked in practice in Bristol for two years before spending two years in a small animal hospital in Singapore. Elizabeth joined the Harbour Veterinary Group in 1994 starting off our North End Hospital; eight years later she moved to take responsibility for looking after our Waterlooville practice where she is still based.


Chrissie Dobbs VetMB MRCVS

Chrissie qualified from Cambridge in 1985 and has worked as a small animal vet since. Chrissie has been working for Harbour Veterinary Group for 17 years. For most of that time she has been working part time at the Hayling Island Surgery, although she currently also works one day a week at our Havant Surgery.

Chrissie has always had a selection of pets and horses but at the moment she only has two Labradors, and two cats. Chrissie likes walking, gardening, reading and music and playing the piano.


Beth Gerrish BVetMed MRCVS

Beth qualified at the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2011 and is currently studying for a post graduate certificate in small animal medicine. Beth is particularly interested in radiography and ultrasonography. In Beth’s spare time she likes to be creative and enjoys life drawing, knitting and baking, as well as caring for two loveable cats Lola and Chairman.


Hannah Green BVetMed MRCVS

Hannah graduated in 2007 from The Royal Veterinary College, London. Hannah worked for two years in a mixed practice in Cornwall, before moving to the Harbour Veterinary Group. Hannah is mostly based at the Hayling Island Practice and enjoys all aspects of veterinary care, but have an interest in medicine cases especially.

Outside of work Hannah loves long walks on the South Downs with her dog Floyd, and windsurfing.


Paul Ingate BVSc MRCVS

Paul qualified from Bristol University in 1984 and has been working with animals ever since. Pauls has worked for Harbour Veterinary Group for over twenty years and so is one of the few who remembers the days when we used to be called Pratt Nunn & Partners.

Outside of work Paul is keen on sport, watching wildlife, particularly insects and drawing.


Dr Kathryn Ling BVSc CertVC GPCert(SAS) MRCVS

Kathryn achieved her Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney in 1994. In 2000 she was granted the Certificate in Veterinary Cardiology from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and in 2006 completed the Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice in Small Animal Surgery.


John (Joe) Moffitt BVetMed MRCVS

Joe graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1985. He joined Harbour Veterinary Group in 1987 to pursue his interest in small animal medicine and surgery. He now divides his working week between our Hospital and Southsea surgery.

He has an aging, slow, grey and grumpy Border Terrier, Finzi. Outside of work Joe enjoys walking, sailing, cycling and sometimes enjoys watching Pompey at Fratton Park.


Jo Tyler BVetMed MRCVS

Jo graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 1999, having already met her future husband Matt there in the first term. She worked in mixed practice before joining Harbour in 2002. Her main interests are caring for the in-patients and internal medicine. She currently works part time at the Hospital.

Soon after qualifying Jo acquired a rescue Parsons Jack Russel Terrier, Billy, who had many behavioural problems but who lived to the ripe old age of 18. Blue, the black Labrador, arrived a couple of years ago.


Simon Wood BVetMed MRCVS

Simon graduated from RVC in 2014. He joined us shortly afterward, starting here as his first job since becoming a vet. In his spare time Simon likes to be active, often going to the gym and likes to participate in obstacle runs such as Tough Mudder or Rough Runner.


Carol Young BVSc MRCVS

Carol was brought up in Kent and Surrey in a non-veterinary family, although she discovered that her grandfather looked after horses in the Royal Army Veterinary Corps in the First World War. Carol qualified from Bristol Vet School in 1980, and spent three years working in companion animal practice in Liverpool and Swindon before settling at Pratt Nunn & Partners Veterinary Surgeons, now Harbour Veterinary Group although Carol is now working part-time.

Along the way Carol has adopted three rescue dogs, the current one being Archie, a pointer cross Heinz 57. When Carol isn’t working she enjoys theatre, reading and of course dog walks, Carol is involved in her local church, and has spent time studying Archaeology and volunteering at excavations.