Currently employed as FSC BioLinks Project Officer for London, I am coordinating invertebrate-focused place-based volunteer training and delivering a range of recording project activities across London. I am also developing and delivering online training courses and content focusing on invertebrate taxonomy, field ID and ecology through a virtual learning platform. You can find out more about the project here.
I am the current Woodlouse Recording Officer for the London Natural History Society.
Previously ant genomics and evolution Research Assistant at Queen Mary University of London. With a keen interest in ecology and entomology, I have volunteered with the Lepidoptera department and Soil Biodiversity Group at the Natural History Museum, and on the Thorn to Orchid and Water for Wildlife projects with London Wildlife Trust.
- My research interests include:
- Urban ecology and entomology
- Evolution and adaptation in response to habitat and climate change
- Predation, parasitism, trophic cascades and food webs
- Mimicry, camouflage and crypsis
- Taxonomy and museum curation
- Biodiversity, endemism and biogeography
- Invasive species
- Habitat and species conservation