Ami grew up surrounded by animals, always having a strong passion to care for animals. She started GP nursing in 2000 in companion animals and exotics and moved on to be a Nurse and clinical educator for UQ Western Animal Emergency Centre from 2008 to 2013. Since 2010, Ami is a lecturer for UQ Veterinary Technology. Ami worked as wildlife nurse at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital from 2008 til 2014 before working with Animal Emergency Service. Ami is also the head trainer assessor for UQ GVEC for Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and Captive Animals 2014-current.
Ami is particularly passionate about emergency and critical care due to the varied and challenging case load as well as wildlife medicine. At AES, she can combine her passion with the great team atmosphere working to provide the highest standard of care.
In her spare time, Ami rescues and rehabilitate wildlife and helps with research and sample collection in wildlife species, public education talks on wildlife. Ami is also an active member at VNCA, Zoo Aquarium Association, Wildcare, Australian Society of Zoo Keepers, Queensland Wildlife Rehabilitation Council, Centre for Veterinary Education, QLD IAC.