Older brother to Alastor Burke
Valraven was a an excellent student, he attended Hogwarts from 1982 to 1989. His legacy at Hogwarts would be quickly eclipsed by a young Hermione Granger, but until she came onto the scene many professors looked to Valraven as an exemplar of good students. He served as a first boy and as a prefect.
After leaving Hogwarts, Valraven becomes a researcher and investigator with the Department of Magical Law Enforcement. It is rumored that he was denied an appointment to the Aurors despite scoring higher than anyone in 10 years.