Kevin Stevens

Chairperson

CONGRESS STEERING COMMITTEE

 

Dr Kevin Paterson Stevens
BvSc; BSc.Agric (Animal Science); MRCVS
Tel 0824486449
Fax 0865124452
kvet@eastcoast.co.za

 

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DR.KEVIN PATERSON STEVENS

BVSc (Pretoria); BScAgric.(Animal Science).

Born in Newcastle, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa on 16th August 1962.
Matriculated in 1979; Rotary Youth Exchange Programme-Australia 1980.
University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg 1981-1984.
Graduated with BSc.Agric. (Animal Science) in 1984.
University of Pretoria-1985 to 1990.
Graduated from Onderstepoort in 1990 with BVSc.
Part time research employment in Department Parasitology under Prof. Reynecke (bottles) from 1985 to 1988. Nematode research predominantly.
Part time employment: 1987 to 1988 doing R and D work on new parasiticides.
Private practice Vet House, Pietermaritzburg 1990.
SA DefenceForce National Service-National service: Allerton Regional Veterinary Laboratory; SA Police Dog unit; Durban SPCA 1991.
Private practice Umhlanga Veterinary Clinic 1991-1992-mixed practice with large equine component
Purchased Ballito Veterinary Clinic in 1992-mixed practice including Bovine, Equine, Avian and predominantly Canine and Feline.
Upgraded facility to Ballito Veterinary Hospital: 1998-2012 (current)
CPD: Attended bi-ennual SAVA congresses in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008; 2010 and 2011.
WSAVA Rhodes, Greece, 2004; Sydney, Australia 2007;Dublin,Ireland 2008;Sao Paulo, Brazil 2009;Geneva,Switzerland 2010;Jeju,South Korea,2011.

Committees:
Founder member Dolphin Coast SPCA(DCSPCA).
Chairman DCSPCA-1998 to 2000.
Exec member National Veterinary Clinicians Group 2001-2012 (CURRENT)
SAVA Congress 2000 organizing committee
SAVA FEDCO member 2002-2010
SAVA EXCO member 2004-2007
SAVA PR Chairman-2004-2008
Institute of Veterinary Practice Development Chairman, KZN, 2002-2004.
Chairman Chaka Round Table 1998
Chairman and Director of Crime Block, anti-crime initiative, Ballito 2002.
CONGRESS STEERING COMMITTEE

Herpetologist and Managing Director 
Managing Director Seaward Business Park Pty (Ltd) 2003-2012-current
Managing Director Bridge on Ballito CC commercial venture-current
SAVA Federal Councilor 2004-2010
SAVA Executive Committee 2005-2007
NVCG Chairman 2008-2011
NVCG representative WSAVA 2007-2010.
WSAVA 2014 Local Host Chairman 2010-current


Interests:
The great outdoors-4x4 excursions to Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique,
Lesotho. Game viewing; bird watching, Mountain biking.
Travelling-visited Mauritius, Zanzibar, UK, Australia, Greece, Switzerland, France, Brazil, Peru, South Korea, Singapore and Vietnam.

Entrepreneur: Member of:
BALLITO VET CC-current Ballito Vet Hospital
SEAWARD BUSINESS PARK Pty (Ltd)-Medical and Business Centre in Ballito-founder member, developer and manager.
BRIDGE ON BALLITO CC-commercial investment property

Married to Breta on 8 December 1984.
Three sons: Dustin 23, Bradley 20 and Joshua 14