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The Team

  • Director – Richard Miller, BSc MIFM

Richard has worked on the Deveron since May 2007 and commenced work with the Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust as Biologist and Hatchery Manager. He progressed to Senior Biologist and then to his current position as Director of the Deveron District Salmon Fishery Board and the Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust in 2015. Richard graduated from the University of the Highlands and Islands where he studied Environmental Science and has worked previously for the Galloway Fisheries Trust and Orkney Lobster Hatchery. 

  • River Operations Manager – Marcus Walters, MSc BSc MIFM

Marcus joined the Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust in November 2016 having previously managed the award winning Moray Firth Trout Initiative for 8 years. Marcus graduated from the University of Newcastle in Marine Biology and then completed an MSc at Heriot Watt in Marine Resource Development Protection.

  • Project Officer – Dr Al Reeve, PhD MRes BSc

Al Reeve is the Project Officer for the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) project. He has a BSc and MRes from the University of Plymouth and PhD from the University of St Andrews and has worked for 10 years in the environmental sector for organisations including the Shark Trust, Transition St Andrews and South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre.

  • Administrator/Clerk & Data Protection Officer  – Sarah Roebuck, BA MICB

Sarah joined the Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust as Administrator in January 2018 and took over duties as Clerk to the River Deveron District Salmon Fishery Board. Sarah graduated from Robert Gordons University in Aberdeen with a BA in Business Management and has proceeded to qualify as a bookkeeper and accountant through the Institute of Chartered Bookkeepers. 

  •  Project Officer – Karen Müller, MSc BSc

Karen Müller is a Project Officer for the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) project. She is a recent graduate from the University of the Highlands and Islands where she completed her Environmental Science BSc(Hons) and Sustainable Mountain Development MSc at the UHI Centre for Mountain Studies. Karen was a volunteer herself for the Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust where she gained her enthusiasm for invasive non-native species control. 

Honorary Life President
Prof David W Mackay OBE

Honorary Membership Secretary
Robert McConnell


Trustees

James Cruickshank OBE – Chairman
Malcolm Hay
Frank Henderson
Robert Shields
David Borthwick
Ruairidh Cooper


Trust Accounts

River Deveron Conservation Code 2018

Your Board remains extremely concerned over fragile levels of fish stocks in the river and in particular spring salmon and sea trout.

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Deveron River