Dr Shaun Russell is the director of the Wales Environment Research Hub. He has lectured in environmental assessment and natural resources management at Bangor and Aberystwyth Universities for the past ten years. This followed jobs with the British Antarctic Survey and the British Council. Prior to this he lectured in environmental studies at Universities in South Africa for 15 years before becoming Dean of the Science Faculty at the University of Namibia.
Jane Smith is the administrator of the Wales Environment Research Hub. Previously she worked for Bangor Univerisity within the School of Biological Sciences and as an administrator for an FP7 project 'FishPopTrace' (structure of fish populations and the traceability of fish and fish products) a collaborative project involving 15 research groups from the EU, Norway and Russia.