Reuben qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2007 with a Bachelor of Applied Animal Technology from Unitec. He also has a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from Unitec.

He has been fortunate enough to work in a variety of practices over the years from referral practices and afterhours clinics, to teaching hospitals both in NZ and the UK. He has an interest in emergency medicine and teaching. He is also a qualified paramedic and has spent the last 3 years working for the ambulance in Australia.

He has now returned to Veterinary Nursing after resettling in Wellington. When not at work Reuben enjoys reading, exercising and study.