Professional summary

Research Interests

  • Field based research, field instrumentation and field site management.  
  • Site and logistics manager of large scale research field stations including Auchencorth Moss (UK EMEP Supersite, ICOS and WMO-GAW station), Bush Cabins (AURN/UKEAP site), Whim Moss (automated N field manipulation system), Easter Bush and Bush Central (field research stations).
  • Field work coordination, H&S, infrastructure maintenance and access management. 
  • Atmospheric measurement instrument design, construction and operation.
  • CEH LSO project lead for the AURN, TOMPS, PAH, ECOC, Black Carbon and VOC contracts.
  • Task lead on UKSCAPE and Work Package lead on GCRF South Asia Nitrogen Hub
  • Ammonia pollution and effects on vegetation
  • Plant and animal identification
  • Ecology

Brief CV

  • 2013 – Present: Field and logistics scientist at CEH Edinburgh 
  • 2011 – 2013: Consultant at MBEC, Edinburgh 
  • 2009 – 2010: Research Scientist at CEH Edinburgh 
  • 2007 – 2009: Research Scientist at the US-EPA 
  • 2007: Research Scientist at CEH Edinburgh 
  • 2006: Research Assistant at University of Wales, Bangor 
  • 2006: Temporary Research Scientist at CEH Edinburgh 


  • 2006: PhD - Air pollution and effects on vegetation Dundee University
  • 2002: BSc (Hons) Environmental Science Bangor University

Panels, committees and memberships

  • 2013: Full member CMIEEM