The Team

Clare Blencowe
Record Centre Manager
Clare oversees the running of the Record Centre and development of SxBRC’s products and services. She is the main point of contact for SxBRC partners, including local authorities, government agencies, conservation bodies and other organisations to whom biodiversity information is important, such as water companies. She is a biological recorder herself and an active member of the volunteer recording community in Sussex.
Henri Brocklebank
Strategy Lead
Henri’s role is to promote Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre’s products and services amongst strategic decision makers in Sussex and beyond. She is enthusiastic about ensuring that biodiversity information remains at the very heart of discussions and developments in the natural capital agenda.
Bob Foreman
Biodiversity Data Lead
Bob oversees all species data entry and manages the volunteers helping in the Record Centre. He liaises with biological recorders all over Sussex and is on several recording group committees. He manages several websites linked with the Record Centre. Bob has a practical conservation background and is a keen biological recorder in his spare time, with a particular love of moth-trapping.
Helen Hodson
Biodiversity Data Officer
Helen co-ordinates the data request service, producing desktop biodiversity reports for sites across Sussex. She has a particular interest in bats and is an active member of the Sussex Bat Group.
Andrew Lawson
Spatial Project Lead
Andrew handles more complex data requests as well as a variety of GIS specific tasks, including maintenance of the Sussex Habitat Framework. He provides GIS expertise and training to both the Record Centre and Sussex Wildlife Trust.
Lois Mayhew
Biodiversity Support Officer
Lois works with Bob on species data, co-ordinating data flows with national schemes and societies, data entry and project work. She also assists Helen with the data request service during busy periods.
Our Volunteers
Who put in many hours and deserve much thanks and praise for the hard work and the warm atmosphere they create.