Buglife has staff in many parts of the UK


Matt Shardlow

Chief Executive

Communications and Fundraising

Paul Hetherington

Director of Fundraising & Communications

Holly McCain

Grants Fundraising Officer

Conservation Team

Craig Macadam

Conservation Director

Jamie Robins

Projects Manager

Andrew Whitehouse

Countries Manager

Suzanne Burgess

Head of Scotland

Natalie Stevenson

Scotland Manager

Joanna Lindsay

Conservation Officer (Scotland)

Claire Pumfrey

Conservation Officer (Scotland)

Melissa Shaw

Peatland Conservation Officer (Scotland)

Craig Nisbet

Conservation Officer (Scotland)

Clare Dinham

Head of Wales

Liam Olds

Conservation Officer (Wales)

Anna Hart

Conservation Officer (Northern Ireland)

Dr. Catherine Jones

Pollinator Officer

Hayley Herridge

Conservation Officer

Laura Larkin

Conservation Officer

Tom Thomson

GIS Officer

Caroline Kelly

Back from the Brink Ladybird Spider

Stephen Carroll

Back from the Brink Narrow-headed Ant

Ian Leatherbarrow

Back from the Brink Ancients of the Future Project Manager

Emma Parnwell

Back from the Brink Ancients of the Future Officer

Finance and Administration

Barry Jaycock

Head of Finance, Facilities and Administration

Tracy Coull

Finance Officer

Alison Weatherhead

Charity Administrator


Rebekah Rayner

Head of HR and Development

Interns, Volunteers and Trainees

Alan Stubbs

Vice President & Volunteer

Iain Cotton


PHD Students

Stephanie Skipp

(University of East London) – studying invertebrates of veteran tree

Matthew Wainhouse

(University of Cardiff) – studying fungal ecology in veteran trees

Rose Perkins

(University of Sussex) – studying the environmental fate and impact of fipronil and imidacloprid used in pet flea treatments

Helen Davison

(University of Liverpool) – studying the microbial symbionts of freshwater insects

Matteo Redana

(University of Aberdeen) – studying the thermal impact of dams on freshwater invertebrates