School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

School Executive Board

School Executive Board

The School Executive Board provides strategic leadership and management across all research, learning and teaching, and collaboration activities.

Head of School

Professor Robert Edwards
Head of School - Institute Director, IAFRI

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6869

Deputy Head of School

Professor Andrew Benniston
Deputy Head of School

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5706

Directors of Expertise

Professor Guy Garrod
Professor of Environmental and Rural Studies

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7552

Professor Angharad MR Gatehouse
Professor of Invertebrate Molecular Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8838

Dr Thomas Penfold
Reader in Computational and Theoretical Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6924

Professor Robert Upstill-Goddard
Professor of Marine Biogeochemistry; Director of Expertise in Ecosytem Change; President: UK Challenger Society for Marine Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5065

Director of Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Dr Andrew Beard
DELT and Lecturer in Animal Production Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6923

Director of Postgraduate Studies

Dr Martin Cooke
Director Postgraduate Studies

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5313

School Manager

Kate McGill
School Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8893

Technical Manager

Mark Bendall
Technical Manager School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8350

International Champion

Professor Grant Burgess
Professor of Marine Biotechnology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6717 (office)

Operations Manager

Tom Harding
Operations Manager and Deputy School Manager

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 8888

Learning and Teaching Manager

Louise Hurst
Learning and Teaching Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4687

School Business Partners

Jan Halliburton
Human Resources Adviser

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6049

Claire Machin-Davies
Faculty (School) Finance Bus Prtnr

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4946

Dr Thomas McDaniel
Research & Impact Facilitator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6601