Management team


GW4 Water Security Alliance Manager

Andrew Schofield

Before working for the Water Security Alliance, Andy worked on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project, researching and developing approaches to modelling impacts on diadromous fish. His experience spans over 25 years working in both strategic and operational roles delivering fisheries, conservation, recreation, water and forest management.
Andy is taking forward the GW4 WSA, enhancing our knowledge and improving the future protection of our precious water resources. 

Please contact Andy at schofielda@cardiff.ac.uk to engage or to know more about the Water Security Alliance. 

GW4 Water Security Alliance Liaison Officers

Anni Laihanen (University of Bath)

Anni works with the WSA staff and Directorship to ensure the successful delivery of the Alliance. Her role is key in supporting local research activities, partnerships and maintaining oversight of resultant projects and WSA initiatives. 

Please contact Anni at aml52@bath.ac.uk to engage or to know more about the Water Security Alliance.


Carolyn Rickards (University of Bristol)

Carolyn provides dedicated support for academics and researchers based at Bristol working on activities related to the objectives of the WSA consortium. Her role is to develop and maintain successful collaborations and partnerships between researchers and potential stakeholders.

Please contact Carolyn at c.rickards@bristol.ac.uk to engage or to know more about the Water Security Alliance.


Hannah Cameron (University of Exeter)

Hannah is keen to support the WSA strengthen links between research and delivery agencies, to bring about innovative, collaborative solutions to the water security challenges we face. She will help to develop the WSA’s role at Exeter, supporting research partnerships and community links locally.

Please contact Hannah at h.c.a.cameron@exeter.ac.uk to engage or to know more about the Water Security Alliance.

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