Our Board of Trustees is made up of outstanding & committed individuals from academia, business and NGOs.

Sniffer's board is responsible for our governance and setting our strategy.


Ragne Low (Chair)

Ragne is Chair of the Sniffer Board and Principal Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde where she is responsible for external engagement and research impact. Ragne has been working in the field of energy and climate change for a decade, most recently as Programme Manager for ClimateXChange – the Scottish Government funded Centre of Expertise on Climate Change. She comes from a public policy background, with nine years’ experience at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office


Ruth Wolstenholme

Ruth has grown Sniffer from its role coordinating environmental research in the early 1990s, to the knowledge broker that it is today. She enjoys working for a small company that brings people with different perspectives together to find creative solutions, and sees climate resilience as key to tackling many challenges worldwide. With a background in consultancy and having worked with environmental agencies Ruth is focused on making change happen by working in partnership, developing tools and building capacity.


David Dunsire (Company Secretary)

David is a Corporate Consultant at Lindsays in the Corporate and Commercial team and has been advising businesses and third sector organisations for the last 35 years. He has expertise in advising clients on areas such as company law, corporate finance and charity law.


Iain Thom

Iain Thom

Iain is a Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) researcher, working in the Brexit, Environment and Rural Affairs Unit. He studied Environmental Geoscience at the University of Edinburgh and has taken an interest in Scotland's political, policy and personal response to climate change throughout his career.


Ian Morgan

Ian Morgan, Sniffer Board

Ian brings a great wealth of governance experience and currently works as Risk & Compliance Manager for a global manufacturing company. He also works as a pension trustee and has a background in supply chains and finance. He holds a degree in Environmental Studies and loves reading about Byzantine history. 


Brian Alexander

Brian's background has covered roles in a wide number of sectors, from manufacturing, service, motor industry,construction, economic development, charity sector, intermediate labour markets,life insurance and latterly the energy industry. His experience covered finance, complex funding, insurance, company secretarial, treasury and acquisitions, across a wide range of companies from SME to multi nationals.


Jennifer Robson