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NBU Contacts

General Enquiries
National Bee Unit, The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA),
National Agri-Food Innovation Campus, Sand Hutton, York, YO41 1LZ, UK Email:

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Telephone: +44 0300 3030094
Fax: +44(0)1904 462240

Do you have a question?

For enquiries relating to bumblebees, please contact the Bumblebee Conservation Trust

For enquiries relating to swarms and general beekeeping husbandry, please contact the British Beekeepers Association or the Welsh Beekeepers Association

Before contacting us, please take a look at our FAQ page to see if your question is answered there. Thank you.

NBU Office
Research Lead - Bee Health (Fera) Giles Budge

Telephone: 01904 462375
Technical Advisor Jason Learner

Telephone: 0208 026 2495
Office Support Jenna Cook

Telephone: 0300 3030094
Mobile: 0208 026 2496
National Bee Inspector Julian Parker

Telephone: 01494 488393
Mobile: 07775 119469
Office Manager Kate Wilson

Telephone: 0300 3030094
Office Support Lesley Debenham

Telephone: 0300 3030094
Office Support Madeline Baker

Telephone: 0300 3030094
Head of National Bee Unit Mike Brown

Telephone: 0300 3030094
Contingency Planning and Science Officer Nigel Semmence

Telephone: 0208 2256602
Mobile: 07776 493649

Beekeeper in Scotland?
General contact details for your local Bee Inspector can be found at: www.scotland.gov.uk

Lead Bee Inspector - Scotland
Stephen Sunderland
Scottish Government Rural Payments and Inspections Directorate,
Mail: P Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD
Email:
Phone: For bee health information and related matters leave message with Vicky O'Donnell on 0300 244 9873



Find my nearest inspector


      


We are currently carrying some Regional and Seasonal Inspector vacancies, if there is not an Inspector listed for your region, please contact the NBU Office or Julian Parker (National Bee Inspector) in the first instance.


Region: Northern England
Counties Included Cheshire
County Durham
Cumbria
Greater Manchester
Lancashire
Merseyside
Northumberland
Tyne & Wear
Regional Bee Inspector Ian Molyneux

Tel No: 01204 381186
Mobile No: 07815 872604

Seasonal Bee Inspectors


Region: Western England
Counties Included Gloucestershire
Herefordshire
Shropshire
Staffordshire
Warwickshire
West Midlands
Worcestershire
Regional Bee Inspector Colin Pavey

Tel No: 01989 740864
Mobile No: 07775 119471

Seasonal Bee Inspectors


Region: North East England
Counties Included Derbyshire
East Yorkshire
North Yorkshire
Nottinghamshire
South Yorkshire
West Yorkshire
Regional Bee Inspector Ivor Flatman

Tel No: 01924 252795
Mobile No: 07775 119436

Seasonal Bee Inspectors


Region: Eastern England
Counties Included Bedfordshire
Cambridgeshire
Essex
Hertfordshire
Leicestershire
Lincolnshire
Norfolk
Rutland
Suffolk
Regional Bee Inspector Keith Morgan

Tel No: 01485 520838
Mobile No: 07919 004215

Seasonal Bee Inspectors


Region: South West England
Counties Included Avon
Cornwall
Devon
Scilly Isles
Somerset
Regional Bee Inspector Simon Jones

Tel No: 01823 442228
Mobile No: 07775 119459

Seasonal Bee Inspectors


Region: Southern England
Counties Included Berkshire
Buckinghamshire
Dorset
Hampshire
Isle of Wight
Northamptonshire
Oxfordshire
Wiltshire
Regional Bee Inspector Jonathan Palmer

Tel No:
Mobile No: 07900 405018

Megan Seymour

Tel No:
Mobile No: 07775 119475

Seasonal Bee Inspectors


Region: South East England
Counties Included East Sussex
Greater London
Kent
Surrey
West Sussex
Regional Bee Inspector Sandra Gray

Tel No: 01787 211531
Mobile No: 07775 119430

Seasonal Bee Inspectors


Region: Wales
Counties Included Clwyd
Dyfed
Gwent
Gwynedd
Mid Glamorgan
Powys
South Glamorgan
West Glamorgan
Regional Bee Inspector Francis Gellatly

Tel No: 01267 202732
Mobile No: 07775 119480

Seasonal Bee Inspectors