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Amy Lewis

Meet the team

Dr Jo Wright, Environmental Records Centre Manager

Jo began working at CPERC in February 2023. She began her career in archaeology, gaining a PhD and working in both academic research and commercial archaeology for many years before working on an archival digitisation project at The British Library. While there she began volunteering in an urban woodland with London Wildlife Trust. The experience prompted her to change career and she subsequently managed the Centre for Wildlife Gardening in SE London. Prior to joining the Wildlife Trust BCN, she was manager of the Wiltshire records centre.

At CPERC Jo is primarily responsible for the day-to-day running of the centre, including the management of partnership agreements and SLAs, budgets, projects, business development and managing the team. She has a particular interest in botany and moths.

Phil Ricketts, Data Manager

Phil has significant experience in local environmental records centres having worked at both the Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire centres. He also enjoys outdoor conservation work and has experience of practical management and survey work. Phil has an interest in all aspects of British natural history but has a particular interest in local habitats and flora.

Having previously managed the centre, in February 2023 Phil moved to a more specialist role overseeing the data management aspects of the records centre, including management of the database.

Hazel Enderby, Information Request and Species Data Officer

Hazel has been with CPERC since September 2017 having previously worked for South East Water, in the Water Resources team, and for Buckinghamshire Country Parks. Hazel has also been a Full-Time Volunteer with the National Trust in the Brecon Beacons and at Wicken Fen, carrying out monitoring and education work respectively.

At CPERC, Hazel is primarily responsible for the management of our data request service, but also assists with the processing of species records and other projects. Hazel currently spends three days a week at CPERC and the other two at Bedfordshire and Luton Biodiversity Recording and Monitoring Centre, also as a Data Officer.

Daniel Marshall, GIS and Habitats Data Officer

Daniel joined CPERC in January 2022, having previously worked at Gloucestershire County Council in a GIS based role. Prior to this, Daniel completed a degree in Zoology followed by a Masters by Research at Swansea University.

At CPERC, Daniel takes the lead on GIS projects, and initially worked on the first phases of the Ancient Woodland Inventory update project. His primary role is now mapping all habitats across our area to improve the accuracy and coverage of the habitat information that we hold.