Marie Hale lived
in Perth (Australia) before arriving in Britain in 2001. She started her
University education with a bachelor’s degree in Business (Accounting) at
Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia in 1989. From 1989 till
1991 she applied this knowledge working as an auditor for Ernst & Young
chartered accountants, Perth office (Western Australia). Work involved
auditing a range of businesses from small charities to large
multinationals, particularly in the mining and electronic industries.
education was taken up again, resulting in
a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1994 and a PhD in zoology in 1999
at The University of Western Australia. A big step was made in 2001 by
coming to the UK and a wide range of projects was undertaken, fingerprinting
plants as well as animals. Marie’s work resulted in a large number of
publications in top ranking journals
Marie now has taken up a position at the University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
Arthur Leewis is our Laboratory manager.
Arthur takes care of the day-to-day
running of the lab and customer relations.
He has an excellent track record of
successfully managing different groups in different environments, ranging
from private companies to an IT department in the NHS.