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
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Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley

Director of Innovations and Impact

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Simon Garrod

Director of BAS Operations

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Linda Capper

Head of Communications

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Mags Clark

Head of Finance

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Julie Leland

Executive Support Team Manager

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Steven Marshall

Head of Governance, Risk and Assurance

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Paul Beard

Chief Information Officer

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Dominic Hodgson

Senior Sediment Scientist IMP 3

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Michael Rose

Head of Science Engineering

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 …


A new percussion hammer mechanism for a borehole deployable subglacial sediment corer

21 December, 2020 by Andy Smith, Dominic Hodgson, Daniel Ashurst, James Smith, Keith Makinson, Paul Anker, Peter Davis

Subglacial sediments have the potential to reveal information about the controls on glacier flow, changes in ice-sheet history and characterise life in those environments. Retrieving sediments from beneath the ice,…

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Southward migration of the Southern Hemisphere westerly winds corresponds with warming climate over centennial timescales

9 December, 2020 by Bianca Perren, Dominic Hodgson, Louise Sime, Stephen Roberts

Recent changes in the strength and location of the Southern Hemisphere westerly winds (SHW) have been linked to continental droughts and wildfires, changes in the Southern Ocean carbon sink, sea…

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