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Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD

Biography

Employment history

  • Collections Manager, Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish, Natural History Museum, 1990-Present.
  • Curator in Reptile and Amphibian Group, Natural History Museum,  1970-1990.

Qualifications

  • PhD  The relationships of the laticaudine sea snakes  (City of London Polytechnic 1982)
  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (University of London 1976)

Professional Roles

External collaboration

Dr Wolfgang Wüster, University of Wales

Editorial boards

Current Herpetology

The Herpetological Journal

Hamadryad

Curation

Collections

During 2010 I aim to produce a list of the reptile holdings in the Zoology Department of the Natural History Museum comparing the information with that available in 

 

The Reptile Database

Research

Interests

I am interested in many different aspects of reptile systematics, most especially anything to do with sea snakes or venomous snakes generally.