Staff Directory

Find information on key SASA staff and their work through the links below. You can sort by first name or surname. Alternatively use the keywords search box or select a section from the drop-down box and click Apply.

Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of SASA staff.

Staff email addresses take the form: firstname.lastname followed by

View the organisation chart for an overview of the structure.

First namesort descending Surname Job Title
Alex Reid Head of Genotyping
Alexandra Schlenzig Senior Plant Pathologist
Carol Monie Pesticide Usage Surveyor
Christophe Lacomme Senior Virologist
Craig Douglas Antibody Production Specialist
David Kenyon Head of Diagnostics, Wildlife & Molecular Biology
Elizabeth Sharp Senior Analyst
Emma Back Project Leader - Euphresco
Fiona Highet Senior Entomologist
Gerry Saddler Chief Plant Health Officer for Scotland and Head of SASA; Senior Management Team
Gill Hartley Senior Wildlife Biologist
Gillian Musgrove Seed Testing/Quality Manager
Gillian Reay Pesticide Adviser
Jacqueline Hughes Head of Agricultural Science Delivery; Senior Management Team
Jason Sumner-Kalkun Molecular Entomologist - Project Leader
Johan Wardlaw Pesticide Usage Surveyor
John Ellicott SPCS Technical Manager
Jon Pickup Head of Virology & Zoology
Katherine Lester Project Leader - Euphresco
Kim Davie Potato Nematologist
Kirsty Reid Senior Analyst
Laura Bowden GM Manager
Laura Melton Senior Analyst
Lucy Webster Senior Wildlife Forensic Scientist
Mairi Carnegie Assistant Zoology Manager
Marian McEwan Seed Pathologist
Mike Parker Head of Seed Certification
Mike Taylor Head of Chemistry
Ros McHugh Potato Pathology Manager
Support Services -
Susan Ross Head of Quality Assurance
Triona Davey Acting Head of Potato Branch
Valerie Cockerell Head of Official Seed Testing Station for Scotland
Vincent Mulholland Molecular Biology Unit Manager