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 @sasa.gov.scot.

View the organisation chart for an overview of the structure.

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