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Sam Rigg

Associate Director and Head of Ecology


Sam is an experienced ecologist in the ecology department at JBA. She has worked with wildlife and conservation since 2010 by joining local wildlife groups back in Shropshire before getting a degree in Zoology at Aberystwyth University.

Sam has carried out multiple surveys including reptiles, bats, great crested newts and dormouse. She currently holds a Natural England license for great created newts, level 1 bat licence, and is working towards a dormouse license.

In her spare time, Sam enjoys photography and woodland walks.
Sam Rigg