About us

Research team

University of Birmingham

Mark Ledger (Principal Investigator)
Matthew O’Callaghan (Postdoctoral Researcher)
Gavin Williams (Doctoral Researcher)

Queen Mary University of London

Mark Trimmer (Co-Investigator)
Kris Hart (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Imperial College London

Guy Woodward (Co-Investigator)


Environment Agency
Natural England
Vitacress Conservation Trust
Wessex Water

Advisory Board

David Bradley, APEM Consulting
Fiona Bowles, Wessex Water Plc
Russell Death, Massey University
Nikolai Friberg, Natural Environmental Research Institute, Aarhus University
Chris Mainstone, Natural England
Shirley Medgett, Environment Agency
Steve Rothwell, Vitacress and Vitacress Conservation Trust