– General Manager
Daniele Camuffo has been involved in Kurtsystems for more than 10 years.
Daniele was appointed as General Manager at Kurtsystems in August 2016 having dedicated over thirty years to the training of horses. He is passionate about horse welfare, and has spent his life working with horses around the world following an upbringing in Italy where his family influenced the growth of the Italian racing industry.
Daniele began his equestrian career at the age of twenty whilst undertaking military service in Italy as a Cavalry officer in the Cavalry Regiment 4th Genoa, later rising to the rank of Captain. During this period, he participated in the Military Riding Championships, coming second place out of four hundred participants. After leaving the military he went on to work as Assistant Trainer to Count Vittorio di San Marzano, training a number of Group level winning horses.
Daniele is also a keen horse breeder, having previously spent ten years breeding horses at Mehmet Kurt’s Turkish stud as a General Manager.
Dr Robert Curtis
– Kurtsystems Technology Consultant
Dr Curtis has been involved with the evolution of Kurtsystems for many years.
He has worked in the biomedical engineering industry for over thirty years, providing healthcare research for horses, dogs, cats, sheep, cows, goats and humans. His areas of special interest include: equine respiratory and neurological measurements, veterinary anaesthesia equipment, canine cardiology and veterinary teaching systems.
He is currently a Research and Development Engineer at RobacScience Pty Ltd where he specialises in biomedical engineering and the development of medical electronics for physiology measurement and kinetic sculptures. Since 2000, he has also been a consultant at Advanced Anaesthesia Specialists, a global industry leader in the design, manufacture and service of veterinary anaesthesia equipment and critical care products.
Dr Curtis graduated from the University of Kent with a BSc (Hons) in Electronics, and gained his Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering and Veterinary Physiology from the University of Sydney in 2008. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and member of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS).