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Our Team

Our Team

Rachel Helliwell

Rachel Helliwell

CREW Director
Rachel is the CREW Director. Rachel's background is in catchment biogeochemical processes and hydrological cycles. Rachel has extensive experience of delivering policy relevant and strategic research.
Nikki Dodd, CREW Manager

Nikki Dodd

CREW Manager
Nikki is the CREW Manager. Nikki's background is in Physical Geography and Ecohydrology. Since 2016, her focus has been water related science-policy project management, engagement and impact activities.

Rebekah Burman

CREW Project Manager
Rebekah manages our Hydrological Extremes, Coasts and Risk Management theme, and CREW Science Policy Fellowships. Rebekah has a background in Geography and Natural Hazard Management.

Maureen Whalen

CREW Project Manager
Maureen manages our Water Quality & Health and Land & Water Resource Management themes. Maureen is a Professional Geologist and Project Management Professional.  

Matthew Hare

CREW Project Manager
Matt is a part-time project manager within CREW, seconded from the James Hutton Institute. Matt has worked a number of years on projects across Europe in participatory flood and drought risk management.

Amy Cooper

CREW Impact Officer
Amy is the CREW Impact Officer. Amy's background is in Environmental Microbiology and she works across all CREW themes, considering interlinkages and longer-term outcomes for society and the water environment.