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