Our Team

Baron Jonsson

Vet Director and Principal Surgeon

Dr Baron completed his veterinary degree at the University of Queensland in 1997.  He entered into mixed practice in central north NSW for 2 years, before furthering his career in Scotland and England, where he met and married Karen.
Baron and Karen moved back to Australia in 2006 and worked in a busy small animal practice on the Gold Coast for 7 years, until relocating to Baron’s hometown of Brisbane.  They purchased Kedron Veterinary Clinic in 2013, and hope to follow on its tradition of providing excellent client service.
Baron’s veterinary interests include all areas of small animal medicine and surgery with special interests in dentistry and geriatric pet health.  Outside of clinical practice, Baron places his focus on supporting community events, overseeing client relations and continuing education.  Baron has recently become certified in Penn Hip Scoring which allows further study of hip dysplasia. Outside of work, Baron enjoys surfing, skiing, walking and spending time with his family and friends. 

Karen Jonsson

Practice Manager

Karen started her career in the veterinary industry in 1998, working as a receptionist for a small animal practice in her home town of Bexhill, a small town on the south coast of England.  It was here that she developed her interest in veterinary nursing and went on to become a qualified veterinary nurse in 2002.

She met Baron during her time at the Bexhill clinic, and they married in 2004.  Karen brings over 19 years of experience in the veterinary industry to her role as Practice Manager of  Kedron Veterinary clinic.  Karen’s interests within nursing include surgical nursing and problem solving.  Karen places her focus on establishing high standards of in-clinic procedures and polices, staff management, overseeing client relations and managing administrative elements of the clinic. Outside of work Karen enjoys swimming and traveling, but most of all loves spending her time with her family, friends and family pets, Beau and Bernie the Labradoodles, cats Dotty and Millie the domestic shorthairs.  

Kirra

Senior part time Veterinary nurse
Marketing Director
Puppy Preschool Coordinator

Kirra joined our team in February 2014 as a senior veterinary nurse.
Kirra has more than 12 years experience as a nurse, and within Kedron Vet Clinic has a diverse role as our senior nurse, puppy preschool co-coordinator and managing Kedron’s marketing activities and events.  Kirra’s interests with nursing include wildlife rehabilitation, animal behaviour, and surgical nursing.
Kirra also enjoys building strong customer relationships, teaching pet safety and teddy bear surgery to the local childcare centres.

                                                                                                                             Outside of work Kirra enjoys being active outdoors by hiking, stand up paddle boarding and camping.  Most of all, Kirra loves spending her time with her husband, daughter, family, friends and her pets, Jet the Border Collie x and D’Artagnan the ginger Domestic shorthair.

Pippa

Head Veterinary Nurse

Pippa joined our team in January 2015 as a volunteer, gaining a range of practical skills for the completion of her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. As a valuable member of the team, Pippa was made one of our Veterinary Nurses in November 2015.
Pippa’s special interests within nursing include pathology, wildlife rehabilitation, and surgical nursing (particularly for orthopaedic surgery).  Pippa is very focused on establishing high standards of patient care, training staff and general scheduling of the day.
Pippa intends to continue her study by completing a certificate III in Captive Animals.
Outside of work, Pippa enjoys walking her dog Dela the Staffy x Whippet, and spending time with her husband, family and friends.

 

 


 

Tegan

Part time Veterinary Nurse

Tegan joined our team in August 2016 as a Veterinary Nurse placement gaining a range of practical skills for the completion of her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. As a valuable member of the team, Tegan was made one of our Veterinary Nurse’s in October 2016.
Tegan’s special interests within nursing include medical nursing, wildlife and exotic animals.  Tegan is working towards completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
Outside of work, Tegan enjoys being outdoors, reading, studying and relaxing with her Miniature Fox Terrier Obi.

 

 


 

Meg

School based Traineeship

Meg joined our team in April 2016 as a volunteer school student looking to gain work experience within the animal industry .  Meg was made our Kennel Hand and Vet Nurse Assistant in May 2016.  Meg is currently working towards finishing high school, and once graduated would like to go on and study Veterinary Science.

Meg’s special interests within her job role include hydrobathing and assisting our nurses and vets with patients.
Outside of work, Meg enjoys riding her horse Billy, cooking and spending quality time with her dogs Wally the Labrador x Staffy and Otty the Shih Tzu x Pomeranian.

 

 


Grace

Junior nursing assistant and kennelhand

    Grace joined our team in April 2018 as our Kennel Hand and Vet Nurse Assistant.  Grace is currently working towards finishing high school.  Her special interests within her job role include assisting our nurses and vets with patients.
    Outside of work, Grace enjoys playing tennis and spending quality time with her dog Marley the Bull Arab x and Guinea pig Goldie.