Liz Richardson

Field Station Manager, Technical Services Unit

Liz Richardson

Email: l.richardson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1780 444920
Fax: +44 (0)1780 444561

Address:
Forest Research
Fineshade Research Office
Top Lodge
Fineshade
Nr Corby
Northants NN17 3BB
UK

Liz Joined the Forestry Commission in 1985 as a YTS Student in Dorset whilst attending Holme Lacey College to gain Cities & Guild phase 1 in Forestry. She progressed to the felling Squad in Penninsula before attending the Scottish School of Forestry in 1989, including a mid year in North Wales with EFG. After qualifying she went back to Dorset Forest District as an H&M Forester and moved to Surveys Branch in 1994. She moved from Cambridge to Fineshade when Surveys Branch merged with TSU and became Field Station Manager in 2006.

Current role

Field Station Manager, Technical Services Unit

Responsible for managing fieldwork, assessments and experiments on behalf of project leaders across field station area. Also to provide Forest Districts in England with a surveys service.

Current programmes

Fineshade Contracts
Providing a survey service to Forestry Commission England Forest Districts. Liz commissions the surveys requirements of 8 Forestry Commission England Forest Districts, either in house or by using contractors.