Meet the team

Chairman, Patron & President

We are proud to have a long history of royal endorsement, a hallmark of our well-respected heritage and a valued endorsement of our important work conserving salmon & trout


Mr William Hicks QC


S&TC Chairman


HRH The Prince of Wales


S&TC Patron


The Duke of Northumberland


S&TC President


S&TC Staff

Meet the S&TC staff working behind the scenes to deliver the protection our wild fish and water environments deserve



Paul Knight

I'm S&TC’s Chief Executive. My priorities are using the scientific evidence produced by our professional team to influence governments and decision makers to commit to protection and restoration of all our water environments, and the wildlife that depends on them.


Dr Janina Gray

I’m Head of Science & Environmental Policy. My passion is to protect and restore our water environments and their wildlife for everyone to enjoy. I provide evidence to policy makers to drive actions that ensure this happens.


Nick Measham

I'm the Deputy Chief Executive for S&TC. I direct the Riverfly Census and other campaigns to ensure delivery of outcomes that improve the freshwater environment so our water wild fish can thrive.


Andrew Graham-Stewart

I am the Director of S&TC Scotland, the only campaigning organisation for wild fish in Scotland, since 2012. My primary focus is counteracting the serious and damaging impacts of salmon farming.

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Lauren Mattingley

I’m S&TC’s Science Officer! Since joining in April 2016 I’ve been compiling evidence and delivering our findings to non-science folks. Scientific evidence is our backbone and understanding by all knowledge levels is key.


Richard Garner Williams

Fi yw’r Swyddog Cenedlaethol dros Gymru. I’m the National Officer for Wales. I engage with Welsh Government, regulators and other stakeholders alike to champion the cause of the wild fish of Wales.

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Ursula Lewis

I lead the fundraising efforts for S&TC. I'm responsible for ensuring that we raise the money needed to continue our great work. My biggest project is creating and managing our yearly fund-raising auction & dinner, for which I'm securing some wonderful lots!


Debbie Creasy

I’m the Membership and Administration Manager for S&TC.  I’ve been part of S&TC staff for over 25 years so do contact me if you want to update your details or have any other membership related queries.

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Corin Smith

I am S&TC's consultant for communications. My key responsibilities are to grow the public profile of S&TC and to ensure we receive media coverage commensurate with the scale and urgency of the problems we are tackling.

Trustees & Leadership

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By donating or joining as a member you will be making a huge contribution to the fight to protect the UK's waters and ensure a sustainable future for wild fish.

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