Avery was born and raised in Victoria, BC. He originally graduated in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Victoria until shifting to a career in animal care in hopes of becoming a veterinarian.
Volunteering and working extensively at BC SCPA and Wild ARC, Avery has experience in animal care with both companion animals and wildlife. He is very passionate about animals, animal welfare, and wildlife conservation. Bringing knowledge of engineering, he is capable of providing new insights and perspectives to the field.
Outside of work, Avery loves to volunteer in a variety of activities and getting outside as often as he can, whether hiking, running, or just going for a walk. He played competitive soccer for majority of his life and still loves to play any sports he can.