BAS Management team

The Business Management Team is responsible for corporate and operational decision-making.  Members advise and support the Director and helps provide the overall leadership, direction and management of the Survey to achieve its mission.

BAS Business Management Team meeting
BAS Business Management Team meeting

Terms of Reference

  • Develop, update and communicate BAS strategy to ensure effective development of BAS into the future
  • Ensure strategies are in place for world class, high quality science with maximum impact
  • Develop strategies to ensure that operations, infrastructure, facilities, collaboration and capabilities can deliver the BAS mission
  • Encourage and facilitate appropriate business links for the commercial exploitation of BAS research and technical innovation
  • Ensure the proper management of BAS and its finances, in a manner that is open, provides value for money and ensures a sustainable future
  • Foster and develop a skilled and adaptable workforce that can meet future challenges
  • Ensure that BAS operates in a safe & healthy manner and with the minimum-practicable environmental impact
  • Ensure that BAS communicates its work and engages with the wider scientific community, decision-makers, and the general public
janefr

Jane Francis

Director

beatrix

Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley

Director of Innovations and Impact

ldance

Laura Dance

Director of Corporate Services

mcl

Mags Clark

Head of Future Financial Strategy

maranc

Mariella Giancola

Head of HR

jale

Julie Leland

Executive Assistant

smar

Steven Marshall

Head of Governance, Risk and Assurance

daho

Dominic Hodgson

Interim Director of Science

mcr

Michael Rose

Engineering Advisor

oldark

Oliver Darke

Acting Head Director of Operation

aejo

Anna Jones

Director of Science

dwat

Dave Wattam

Head of Polar Operations

jrix

Julius Rix

Head of Eng Tech

petmit

Peter Smith

Interim Head of Estates

juupe

Julie Jupe

Head of Communications

jacr

Alistair Crame

Science Leader

padunn

Paul Dunn

Head of UK Facilities

NEWS STORY: 2nd award for BAS manager

5 February, 2015

Long serving BAS manager awarded second honour Mike Pinnock, one of the British Antarctic Survey’s longest serving managers, has been awarded a Second Clasp by HM The Queen. The Second …


NEWS STORY: BAS’ new Director appointed

21 March, 2013

Professor Jane Francis has been appointed as the new Director of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Chief Executive of the Natural Environment Research Council, Duncan Wingham said, “I am delighted …


NEWS STORY: Consultation on merger proposal

11 September, 2012

NERC consultation on proposal to merge BAS and National Oceanography Centre (NOC) The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is undertaking a consultation exercise on a proposal to merge two of …


NEWS STORY: Merger plans for centres

7 June, 2012

Governing body considers combined management of polar and marine science The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is considering a merger of the scientific and logistics management of marine and polar …


Simultaneous organic aerosol source apportionment at two Antarctic sites reveals large-scale and eco-region specific components [preprint]

17 October, 2023 by Anna Jones, Thomas Lachlan-Cope

Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are the most pristine areas of the globe and represent ideal places to investigate aerosol-climate interactions in an unperturbed atmosphere. In this study, we present…

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Snowpack nitrate photolysis drives the summertime atmospheric nitrous acid (HONO) budget in coastal Antarctica

17 May, 2023 by Anna Jones, Millie Bond, Freya Squires, Markus Frey

Measurements of atmospheric nitrous acid (HONO) amount fraction and flux density above snow were carried out using a long-path absorption photometer at Halley station in coastal Antarctica between 22 Jan-…

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Drainage and refill of an Antarctic Peninsula subglacial lake reveal an active subglacial hydrological network

30 November, 2022 by Dominic Hodgson, Peter Fretwell, Tom Jordan, Teal Riley

The presence of subglacial lakes and subglacial hydrological networks under the East and West Antarctic ice sheets is now relatively well understood, whilst their influence on ice dynamics is the…

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