Meet the team

Would you like to get to know the dedicated individuals behind PBG? Discover our team members through their bios below, and feel free to contact us at any time.

Born from a desire to provide the best buying group support in the market

Although small, the PBG team has accumulated a high level of knowledge through a collective fifty years of experience in the veterinary industry. Within the team we have NOAH, SQP, financial and marketing qualifications; the holding of National. Regional and Key Account Management roles; the experience of working in independent practice, the equine industry and internet pharmacies and lastly members of the team have been area managers for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, diagnostic and technology companies.

We are always willing and available to share any learning and experience we have gained with our buying group members.

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Find out how we can benefit you today

Do you operate a veterinary practice in the UK or are you planning to? From start-up support to professional solutions for established veterinary clinics and branches, joining PBG has numerous benefits. Find out how you can take advantage of member benefits today.

Chris Lewis

Head of PBG

Chris has been in the Animal Health Industry since 2008, holding sales and management positions at area, regional and national levels. He joined PBG in May 2016 and after holding the roles of Business Development Manager and Commercial Manager, he took over the the running of the buying group in February 2022.

Alongside leading the group, Chris covers Wales and the West, as he feels it important to still be meeting and talking to members regularly, so he continues to understand the needs and wants of independent practices.

Outside of work Chris enjoys reading, watching boxing and is a huge fan of the NFL and the New England Patriots from his time spent working in Boston Ma. Chris is a proud husband and father to his wife Joanna, his daughter Emily and Betty the miniature schnauzer!

Email Call 07867 485 183

Nathan Worley

Practice Support Manager (South)

Nathan joined PBG in August 2022 after working in the Animal health industry in 2018. After being a partner to a vet for 13 years and attending many a vet/nurse function, he wanted to apply his skills to the industry. Before this he had successful career as a Salon Support Manger within the beauty industry. Priding himself on excellent customer service and the ability to tailor his approach to fit the customers needs and think outside the box.

Outside of work Nathan has three cats (Ryan,Meg,Felicia) and a dog (Sophie). He can usually be found either exploring the outside or on the couch with a book in his hands. He loves to read and write MM romance and published his first book in 2022. Nathan also likes to play video and board games, watch anything Disney and paddle board with his partner, weather permitting.

Email Call 07436 033 893

Graham Knight

Practice Support Manager (North)

Graham joined the buying group in October 2023 with a wealth of knowledge and experience from his previous roles, working in the Veterinary sector since 2013. With expertise in areas such as cloud based PMS, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals, Graham also has extensive experience across Scotland, Northern England and NI in territory and key account management.

A proud Northern English man hailing from Cumbria, he currently lives in Fife, Scotland, Graham is kept very busy with his family; wife Emma, baby Ollie and their Golden Doodle / Hairy Mammoth, Alfie. Graham is an avid Carlisle Utd fan…someone has to be. Being from the Lake District, Graham love the outdoors, and you can often find him and wife Emma paddling the waters of the Forth in their Kayaks with a beer or two.

Email Call 07977 279 479

Maisie Grew

Practice Support Manager (North West)

Maisie Joined PBG in April 2024 after working in the Veterinary pharmaceuticals sector since 2017, establishing key relationships across the industry. Combined with Maisie’s passion for Equestrian, her extensive knowledge and expertise adds real benefit to our PBG Equine members.

Maisie is a country girl and in her spare time enjoys competing her horses in British Eventing. Alongside her horses, who take up the majority of her time, she also regularly attends the gym, enjoys clay pigeon shooting and walking her dogs.

EmailCall 07503 449 227

Lauren Wiseman

Senior Marketing Services Coordinator

Lauren has worked in the Animal Health Industry since 2010. Previously working for online animal pharmacies as a qualified SQP, Pharmacy Assistant and then in Digital Marketing, Lauren has a great knowledge of products as well as animal health and the industry as a whole. Lauren joined the group in May 2019 and her main role is to look after the PBG day-to-day marketing activities, managing events and member communications.

In her spare time Lauren enjoys running, baking, reading, socialising with friends and the occasional trip back to Suffolk to see her excitable Staffy, Cody.

Email Call 07788 246823

Svetlana Jones

Accounts Administrator

Svetlana joined the business in April 2012 and has had various duties over the years, from processing financial documents and information to reconciling UK and International accounts. Svetlana’s main role has always been to assist in calculating and processing rebate payments and has now taken full ownership of the rebate payment process for the Buying Group.

Svetlana loves coffee and long distance running and is a member of a club who often go on trips away to socialise and run long distances spanning across various terrains.

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What our members say…

“If you want someone who genuinely cares about you and your practice and will go to the ends of the earth to help you, then you sign up with PBG. It is not even a question! Thank you for your support and always helping me when I need it. Plus the regular Welsh cakes….

Vanessa Waite

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Director & Lead Vet, The Vet Station Molesey

“We cannot speak highly enough of Chris and his team – PBG have helped us not just with our drugs cost, but a whole host of practice performance improvements and benefits. Every time we speak to PBG there are more exciting things to add to the service offering. We are very grateful to be on board and look forward to the future working together.”

Alexia Mills

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Head Veterinary Surgeon, Molecare Pet Vets

“We have been PBG members for a few years. We have always found them to be very supportive, readily available and they are always very quick to respond to any queries. The members area of the website is very easy to use, and is a great tool for comparing rebates for all manufacturers.”

Jacqueline Willis RVN

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Practice Manager, Aspen Vets

“As a small independent companion animal practice, a good relationship with a buying group holds huge importance to us. Having tried other buying groups in the past I can say with conviction that Premier Buying Group are our preferred choice. We have a brilliant relationship with their reps and obtain significant rebates which we wouldn’t be able to achieve without them”

Aaron Holmes & Sarah Stead

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Owners, Sore Paws Veterinary Clinic

“We moved to PBG a year ago and have found the service and communication to be excellent. They provide a really good service and are extremely helpful.”

Melissa Packer

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Clinical Director, Equine Veterinary Services Limited

“PBG provide excellent customer support, answering any queries promptly and they cant be more helpful no matter what you ask of them! They have a clear pricing system and structure and all fees are completely transparent. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to other practices.

Helen Latimer

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