Maria Long is the Irish Officer, based in the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin. She has been a member of the BSBI since 2006, and has worked in the field of ecology since 2001. She has a degree in Zoology, an MSc in Conservation and Management, and a PhD in Ecology. Maria's main role is to provide support for the County Recorders of Ireland and Northern Ireland (40 counties in all), as well as promoting the BSBI, and botany in general, in Ireland.
Louise Marsh is BSBI's Communications Officer, responsible for keeping the website updated, answering enquiries and promoting the society’s work to a wider audience. Duties include liaising with media contacts, editing the News & Views blog and handling BSBI's social media platforms. Louise also acts as Editorial Assistant on New Journal of Botany.
Pete Stroh is our Scientific Officer currently providing support for Atlas 2020 and various aspects of the BSBI's research and monitoring programme in England. He was also lead author on the England Red List. Pete has previously worked for Anglia Ruskin University, English Nature, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the Scottish Wildlife Trust. He has a detailed knowledge of the British and Irish flora, and has a particular interest in plant dispersal and establishment.