Gillian Reay

Pesticide Adviser

Telephone Number
+44(0)131 244 8808


Research interests/Areas of expertise

  • Plant protection product use on agricultural and horticultural crops


  • 2019 – Pesticide Adviser, managing the Pesticide Survey Team and providing advice on agriculture pesticide use and approval to a range of stakeholders.
  • 2006 – Present – Pesticide Usage Survey Manager, managing the day to day running of the Pesticide Survey Unit.  Quality Manager for the Survey Unit.
  • 2004-2006 – Pesticide Usage Surveyor, collecting pesticide use data on a wide range of agricultural and horticultural crops.
  • 2003 – BSc (Hons) in Conservation Science with Honours in Conservation Management, University of Stirling.

Representational Duties

  • Scottish Government assessor for the Expert Committee for Pesticides (ECP)
  • Member of the ECP’s Working Party for Pesticide Usage Survey (WPPUS)

Responsible for the Pesticide Usage Survey reports as well as the following publications: