Ruth Wolstenholme, MD
Ruth is responsible for leading the company, having been involved in Sniffer's growth from a small research coordination role in the early 1990s, to the knowledge broker that it is today. With previous experience in environmental consultancy and with SEPA, Ruth is enabling the company to develop its partnership role across government/agencies and to a wider sector.
June Graham, Programme Co-ordinator
June is Programme Co-ordinator working on urban sustainability issues for the European Commission funded URBAN NEXUS project and leads on strategic development. June's background is in environmental regulation and protection. She has experience in operations, policy and strategy across several themes including the water environment, climate change and energy. June previously worked for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
Anna Beswick, Adaptation Scotland Manager
Anna joined Sniffer in November 2009 and manages Adaptation Scotland. Anna works with a wide range of public and private sector organisations and communities to raise awareness of the impacts and consequences of climate change. Prior to joining Sniffer Anna managed a variety of public projects for environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful.
Michael Snow, Business Administrator
Michael has worked for Sniffer since October 2010. He is responsible for project and business administration within Sniffer. Michael has a variety of experience in financial administration, office & database management, web-editing, analytics and graphic design, in both private and public sectors.
Ragne Low, Knowledge Manager
Ragne is the Knowledge Manager for ClimateXChange – Scotland's Centre of Expertise on Climate Change. Her role in ClimateXChange's Secretariat is to help align research outputs with policy needs and to promote knowledge exchange between the research community and policy-makers. Ragne comes from a public policy background, with eight years' experience of working in central government, and more recently has also worked in climate change consultancy.
Anne Marte Bergseng, Communications, Engagement and Marketing Manager
Anne Marte joined Sniffer in March 2012 to provide media, communications and stakeholder engagement support across the organisation's work. She has extensive experience from PR, events and public engagement roles, particularly relating to health and the environment, and has also worked as a broadcast journalist.
Karen Miller, Project Coordinator Climate Resilience
Karen works as part of the Adaptation Scotland team, providing advice and training to help Scottish public and private sector organisations plan for climate change adaptation. She came to Sniffer from Jacobs and has also worked as a consultant at AEA Technology where she contributed to and managed a range of climate change adaptation and sustainability projects.
Sarah Gunn, Finance and Contracts Manager
Sarah joined Sniffer in January 2013 and is responsible for Finance and Contracts. Prior to joining Sniffer, Sarah had managed the finance function for a number of UK charities, including St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh and Westminster School, London.
Darcy Pimblett, Information Officer
Darcy joined Sniffer in July 2013 to work as Information Officer in the ClimateXChange secretariat. His main task is to make sure ClimateXChange's outputs are tailored to the customers' needs. His background is in environmental policy with experience in both State and Local Government in Victoria, Australia. He comes to Sniffer from a role as Project Coordinator with SCENE.
Michelagh O'Neill, Project Coordinator
Michelagh joined Sniffer in June 2013 and coordinates projects related to River Restoration and Flood Risk Management. She has extensive experience as an engineering consultant in flood risk management and has worked on a range of projects including flood protection schemes, river restoration, SuDS, flood risk assessments and flood modelling and mapping for both private and public sector clients. Michelagh also has an interest in international development and was formerly an apprentice to the President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.