Curriculum Vitae

From October 2021 I am seeking professional wildlife research opportunities.  Contact me with your wildlife population concerns and I will endeavour to find answers to your questions.

2017 to 2021 PhD Researcher, Manchester Metropolitan University.   

Thesis: Distribution, abundance and genetics of English mountain hare population.   

Supervisors: Professor Richard Preziosi, Dr Elias Symeonakis at MMU;  Dr Neil Reid (Queen’s University Belfast);  Dr David Mallon (IUCN),   Dr Ed Harris (Haper Adams University); Dr Phil Wheeler (Open University).

Sponsors:   People’s Trust for Endangered Species, Hare Preservation Trust, Queen’s University Belfast, British Mountaineering CouncilPenny Anderson Associates, Action For Hares South West. 

Summer 2019   Grizzly Bear DNA Field Technician, Montana USA for US Fish and Wildlife Service

Summer 2018   Grizzly Bear DNA Field Technician, Montana USA for US Fish and Wildlife Service

Summer 2017  Grizzly Bear DNA Field Technician, Montana USA for US Fish and Wildlife Service

Summer 2015   Grizzly Bear DNA Field Technician, Montana USA for US Fish and Wildlife Service

Summer 2013   Wolf Monitoring Technician, Montana USA for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks 

Summer 2012   Grizzly Bear Hair DNA Field Technician, Montana USA for US Geological Survey 

Autumn 2011   Distance Sampling Manager, Naankuse Wildlife Sanctuary, Windhoek, Namibia   

2007 to 2011   Master’s Degree in Conservation Biology, Manchester Metropolitan University   

2001 to 2011   Analysis & project management: Johnson & Johnson, Deloitte, Barclays Bank.

1998 to 2000    Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

2016 to present date: Statistician for the Fell Runners’ Association (Hill racing)