Fergus graduated from the University of Bristol and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Liege, Belgium. He is a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Medicine. Fergus is actively involved in veterinary antibiotic stewardship and contributed to the development of the PROTECT ME guidelines (latest version out now). Within ENOVAT he is working on recommendations for antibiotic use for surgical prophylaxis. He is the current editor of Companion and the BSAVA formulary and is also a member of the WSAVA Therapeutic Guidelines Group and a clinical medicine lead for RCVS Knowledge.