Secretariat

Meet the secretariat team

UKEOF has a small Secretariat, hosted by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. The members of the secretariat are:

Anita Weatherby

Anita Weatherby

Programme Manager & Secretariat Team Leader

Anita has a PhD in ecological research and experience of running partnership monitoring programmes and programme management at CEH. She currently also manages the Valuing Nature Programme. Before this she worked to develop the NERC Environmental Information Data Centre and oversaw a portfolio of monitoring projects.

 

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Secretariat Support for Citizen Science

Victoria’s role in CEH is as a Project Officer. As well as working with the UKEOF Secretariat in Citizen Science, she runs the IPO for iLEAPS, an international global research project which is part of Future Earth and she works on AMMA2050, which is part of Future Climate for Africa.

Linda Kinsella

Linda Kinsella

Administrative Support

Linda has worked for CEH for since 2013 as PA to the Director of Impact & Innovation. She also supports various groups within CEH.

Linda May

Linda May

Secretariat Lead for Scotland

Linda is a freshwater ecologist in CEH. Her current research focuses on linking catchment pressures to ecological impacts, especially in relation to the restoration and remediation of impacted waterbodies. She is also involved the mapping of Natural Capital and ecosystem services that are provided by freshwater systems at UK scale.

Lisa Norton

Lisa Norton

Secretariat Lead for Natural Capital

Lisa Norton leads the Land Use Group at CEH. As a plant / landscape ecologist, she has led and been involved with the UK Countryside Survey, a national survey incorporating habitats, landscape features, vegetation, soils and water, for almost 20 years. Her research focuses on monitoring and management of natural capital for ecosystem service (ES) delivery.

Gareth Old

Gareth Old

Secretariat Lead for Data Advisory Group, Monitoring and Modelling & Wales

Gareth is a hydrologist in CEH. His research has focused on river flow and sediment transport (including its quality) and their ecological impacts. He has worked on projects for DEFRA and Natural England that have involved the collection and assessment of evidence for the effectiveness of agri-environment mitigation schemes and the specification of appropriate monitoring programmes. His current research focuses on Working With Natural Processes and, in particular, Natural Flood Management.

Michael Pocock

Michael Pocock

Secretariat Lead for Citizen Science

Michael is an ecologist at CEH, working in the Biological Records Centre. He runs citizen science activities (engaging thousands of people), uses volunteer-collected data for research, and supports best practice in citizen science. He also studies the impacts of environmental change on the networks of interactions between species.

Jo Savage

Jo Savage

Secretariat Support for Natural Capital

Jo is a field ecologist at CEH. Her research focuses on enhancing biodiversity and ecosystem service delivery in agricultural and grassland ecosystems. She is also interested in projects that encourage stakeholders across all communities to work together for the benefit of the natural environment.

Andy Sier

Andy Sier

Communications Lead / Webmaster

Andy's role in CEH is to provide a communications lead role for a range of projects and initiatives, including the UK Environmental Change Network, European Long-Term Ecosystem Research and ALTER-Net, Europe's biodiversity and ecosystems research network.

Emily Trill

Emily Trill

Secretariat Support for Data Advisory Group

Emily is a Hydrologist - Field Scientist at CEH. Her current research is focused on river flow, sediment transport, soil hydrology and working with natural processes; in particular Natural Flood Management. She is also National River Flow Archive regional representative, involving quality control of large datasets and knowledge of operational complications and data issues.

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