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University Centre Reaseheath

Helen Machin

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Helen Machin Lecturer/Course Manager Helen has an FdSc Agriculture with Dairy Herd Management from Harper Adams University, BA (Hons) in Leisure & Sport Management from University of Wales, IAGSA Financial Recording for the Farm Business and 2 years’ experience as Youngstock Operations Manager at Harper Adams University. Helen is the Director of a family farming […]

Alan Brown

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Alan Brown Lecturer/Course Manager Alan has a Diploma in Farm Mechanisation, Cert Ed and L4 Award in Training, and qualifications in Assessment & Quality Assurance. Alan has been teaching FE & HE at Reaseheath for 10 years. Alan has 5 years of agricultural engineering experience, 15 years as the owner & manager of a progressive […]

Sophie Park

Sophie Park Lecturer and Course Manager Sophie completed BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science at Harper Adams University, gaining a 1st class degree with her dissertation studying the effects of maternal blood and saliva cortisol level on neonatal lamb behaviour. Sophie has extensive experience with ruminants, and worked as a Research Assistant on Harper Adams APAS unit, […]

Dan Wright

Dan Wright Lecturer and Course Manager Daniel has a BSc in Animal Management from the University of Derby and has completed a MSc in Conservation Biology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Daniel is also a Member of the British Herpetological Society and works as a Red List Assessor for the IUCN, and is currently working on […]

Iram Zaidi

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Iram Zaidi Lecturer and Course Manager Iram completed has bachelors (1st class) in Biotechnology from India and Masters (Distinction) in Food Science and Innovation from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Iram has several years of experience in the baking and high care industry working within the technical department with through and extensive knowledge on HACCP, food […]

Dr Vicki Senior

Dr Vicki Senior Lecturer and Course Manager Vicki completed her PhD in woodland insect ecology and climate change at the University of Sheffield. Vicki also holds an MSc in Wildlife Management, in which her research focused on developing a novel method for sampling insect populations. Vickis research interests include conservation and ecology, but particularly woodland […]

Becx Whitefield

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Becx Whitefield Advanced Practitioner Becx holds a BSc in Animal Behaviour and MSc Behavioural Ecology. Becx spent 7 years working in the eco-tourism industry in Southern & Eastern Africa, predominantly Zambia, where she was involved in multiple community education programmes and several conservation projects. Becx has led both horse back and driven safaris and headed […]

Olly O’Malley

Olly O’Malley Lecturer and Course Manager Olly holds a BSc (Hons) in Zoology with Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Liverpool. Following this, Olly gained 11 years of experience in zookeeping at Knowsley Safari, working with large carnivores and ungulates. Olly holds an MSc in Conservation Biology from Manchester Metropolitan University, completing his MSc thesis […]

Louise Glenn

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Louise Glenn Lecturer Louise gained a BSc (Hons) in Animal Health and Welfare at Harper Adams University. In addition, Louise has previously lectured in Agriculture at Reaseheath. Louise has spent a number of years working within the Agriculture sector specialising predominantly in dairy cow health, breeding and reproduction. Louise has her own award-winning milking herd, […]

Alex Sawyer

Alex Sawyer Lecturer and Course Manager Alex has a BSc (Hons) in Zoology from the University of Liverpool, and went on to work for the university as a research technician and animal technician. Alex spent 5 years as a mammal keeper at the WWT Martin Mere, looking after Asian short clawed otters and Eurasian beavers, […]