Jun-Yan grew up in Singapore and has always held a deep fascination for animals. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science at the National University of Singapore, after which he spent a few years carrying out developmental biology and conservation research at various research agencies. He has since made Australia his second home, completing his vet degree from James Cook University in 2016.
Upon graduation, he spent two years at Queensland Veterinary Specialists, Brisbane completing a rotating and surgery internship. He then spent 6 months with the surgery department at Sydney Veterinary Emergency and Specialists prior to completing a Graduate Certificate at the University of Saskatchewan.
He has since returned to SVES to undertake a residency program in Small Animal Surgery. Jun-Yan enjoys all aspects of veterinary surgery especially orthopaedics and trauma management whilst also having a keen interest in exotic/zoological medicine and volunteer veterinary work.
Outside of work, Jun-Yan is an avid fisherman and enjoys being outdoors and close to nature. He is also a serial baker who enjoys spoiling his colleagues with assorted baked goods.