Mark Oram, BSc, MSc

Field Station Manager, Technical Services Unit

Mark Oram


Tel: +44 (0)300 067 5600
Tel direct: +44 (0)300 067 5701
Fax: +44 (0)1420 23653

Forest Research
Alice Holt Lodge
Surrey GU10 4LH

Mark joined Forest Research in 2007 having been on secondment to WWF for three years managing an EC LIFE Nature funded woodland conservation partnership project working in the Peak District National Park and Wye Valley AONB.

Prior to this, Mark worked within Forest Enterprise managing two ERDF Projects aiming to enhance the recreation infrastructure of two Forest Parks covering 70 000 ha within Scotland’s first National Park, and as a Forest Management Forester. Before joining the Forestry Commission, Mark worked for a number of private forestry companies involved with native woodland establishment and contract surveying and mapping.

Current role

Field Station Manager, Technical Services Unit

Responsible for managing:

  • Team of six research workers based at Alice Holt and Exeter field stations
  • Research Nursery facilities at Alice Holt
  • Managing fieldwork, assessments and experiments on behalf of Forest Research project leaders and external clients across SW and SE England.

These units provide a wide range of advice and support services to external clients in the forestry and environmental sectors as well as scientific staff within Forest Research.