2009 - present Head of Research (Band 3) Department of Entomology, Natural History
Responsibilities: (from March 2009) - responsible for managing
and developing the Entomology Department’s research programme
(21 research staff).
1989 - 2009 Researcher, Forensic Entomology, Department of Entomology, Natural
History Museum, London.
1988 - 1989 Kilburn and Strode, Patent Agents, 30 John Street, London WC1N 2DD
1987 - 1988 International Passenger Survey, OPCS, London.
1982 - 1986 The University Of Bristol and Overseas Development Administration
Tsetse Research Laboratory, Langford House, Langford, Bristol, BS18 7DU.
1979 - 1982 Overseas Development Administration (ODA), London, UK.
2003 - 2005 Certificate of Expert Witness Accreditation, Cardiff University and Bond Solon
01 - 04 1979 ODA/FAO Course on Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis (U.K., Burkina Faso and the
1975 - 1978 PhD and Diploma of Imperial College (DIC) Imperial College of Science and
Technology, University of London. Thesis "A behavioural and
electrophysiological study of feeding in the blowfly, Protophormia terraenovae".
1972 - 1975 BSc (Upper Second Class, Single Honours) in Zoology with Applied Zoology
(Entomology specialism). University College of North Wales, Bangor
1964 - 1972 3 A' levels (Biology, Nuffield Physical Science & Mathematics) and 9 '0' levels
Haywards Heath Grammar School
Medals awarded by the
Forensic entomology for UK Police Forces, interpreting insect evidence in more than 120 criminal investigations.
Acted as consultant on
and the ODA (now DFID) in the Sudan and Zimbabwe.
On forensic entomology for a number of UK Police Forces, in over 100 criminal investigation cases.
On veterinary or forensic entomology for
Veterinary and forensic entomology
Current projects in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America.
Responsible for establishment and operation of the FAO Collaborating Centre on Myiasis Causing Insects and their Identification.
Holder of research grants from