Josh is a Professor of Equine Clinical Studies at the Royal Veterinary College. He is currently the head of the equine clinical group, and is the immediate past president of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA).
Josh graduated from Edinburgh Veterinary School in 1985. He spent 4 years in large animal and equine practice in the North of England before undertaking a residency in equine medicine at Cambridge Veterinary School. He completed a PhD in equine herpesvirus -1 in 1994 and became a lecturer, then senior lecturer, in equine medicine at Cambridge. In 2005 he moved to the Royal Veterinary College to take up post as Professor of Equine Clinical Studies and is head of the equine clinical group
He has active research interests (Pathogen Biology Research Group) in infectious respiratory diseases, especially the equine herpesviruses and Streptococcus equi, the cause of strangles.
He is interested in all aspects of equine medicine and has special clinical interests in respiratory and ocular disease