Staff Directory

Find information on key SASA staff and their work through the links below. You can sort by first name, surname, email address or telephone number. 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.

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
David Kenyon Head of Diagnostics, Wildlife & Molecular Biology
Elizabeth Sharp Senior Analyst
Emma Back Project Leader - Euphresco
Fiona Highet Entomology Manager
Gerry Saddler Chief Plant Health Officer for Scotland and Head of SASA; Senior Management Team
Gill Hartley Senior Wildlife Biologist
Gillian McLaren Seed Testing/Quality Manager
Gillian Reay Pesticide Usage Survey Manager
Jacqueline Hughes Head of Pesticide Survey Unit/Pesticides Adviser
Jason Sumner ABG Researcher - Industrial Microbiology
Jennifer Sjölund Project Leader
Johan Wardlaw Pesticide Usage Surveyor
John Kerr Head of Seeds, Varieties & Pesticides; Senior Management Team
John Ellicott SPCS Technical Manager
Jon Pickup Head of Virology & Zoology
Kevin O'Donnell Head of Potato, Plant Health & Wildlife; Senior Management Team
Kim Davie Potato Nematologist
Kirsty Reid Senior Analyst
Laura Bowden Seed Physiologist
Laura Melton Senior Analyst
Lucy Webster Senior Molecular Biologist - Wildlife DNA Forensics
Marian McEwan Seed Pathologist
Mike Taylor Head of Pesticides
Mike Parker Head of Seed Certification
Ros McHugh Potato Pathology Manager
Support Services -
Susan Ross Quality Manager
Triona Davey Acting Head of Potato Branch
Valerie Cockerell Head of Official Seed Testing Station for Scotland
Vincent Mulholland Molecular Biology Unit Manager