AVN, BAppSc(VTM), MEd, PhD
Hayley Squance is a veterinary technologist with over 20 years-experience in the veterinary profession. She has worked in various clinical settings including general and speciality practice in urban and rural environments.
Hayley was the Associate Dean and Programme Director for the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at Massey University for over 10 years and during this time her interest in emergency and critical care evolved into disaster management. She developed the Veterinary Emergency Response Team in New Zealand. Hayley led the team for many years which had multiple national and international disaster deployments and attended many technical large animal rescues as the team lead. She is a national animal welfare emergency management coordinator for the Ministry for Primary Industries in New Zealand and has responded to over 30 events in the past 2 years.
Hayley is in her final stages of an PhD in Emergency Management with the Joint Centre for Disaster Research at Massey University, project titled “Enhancing multi-agency collaboration for animal welfare emergency management”. She is an adjunct senior lecturer in animal emergency management at Massey University.