The Core Project Team
Dr Craig Shuttleworth (Project Manager): Craig has twenty years experience working in red squirrel conservation. He is the Scientific Advisor to the Red Squirrel Survival Trust (Patron HRH The Prince of Wales) and to the Red Squirrels Northern England project, and is a Patron of the Countryside Restoration Trust.
Frank Binyon (Grey squirrel control co-ordinator): Frank has a passionate interest in nature conservation and field sports. The secretary of the Anglesey Wildfowling Association he is a keen deer stalker and both breeds and trains gun-dogs. Born on Anglesey and a fluent Welsh speaker, he has been involved in woodland management for many years and co-ordinates the fieldwork within the grey squirrel eradication program.
Branwen Hughes (Red Squirrel Ranger): Branwen has spent much of her working life in the wilds of Canada co-ordinating biological sampling and habitat assessments. She has also worked on Anglesey where her family run farm and fencing businesses. She has taught English in China and has a passion for teaching and wildlife conservation. Branwen is co-ordinating small mammal, red squirrel monitoring, and community engagement on Anglesey.
Alan Bennett (Grey squirrel Control): A weapons and mountain survival expert, Alan served for twenty five years in the Welsh Guards. With a passion for fieldsports, on retiring from the military he established a Pest Control Business and also manages a number of rough shoots on Anglesey.