The JBA Trust Team

Rob Lamb, Director

Rob has been working for over 20 years in academic and commercial research and development, first at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in Wallingford, and since 2002 at JBA Consulting. A hydrologist and numerical modeller by training, he specialises in flood risk science. Rob has published work in numerous journals and is co-author of two text books. He directs the JBA Trust’s programme of research, maintaining an active interest in research on risk analysis, climate change and links between engineering and environmental science.

Since 2013 Rob has been an Honorary Professor at Lancaster University’s Lancaster Environment Centre. In 2016 he joined the government’s scientific advisory group on flooding.

Alex Scott, Programme Manager

Alex manages the JBA Trust’s research programme, facilitating collaboration between academic and industrial partners, coordinating outreach activities and managing the operational activities and governance of the charity.

Alex has over 15 years’ experience in the water and environment sector, starting at Yorkshire Water and then joining JBA Trust in 2013.  She has worked across a wide variety of disciplines including water company asset management, strategic investment planning, environmental risk management, research and innovation, stakeholder engagement and flood risk management. 

Bridget Brady

Bridget Brady, Engagement and Technical Support

Bridget supports the JBA Trust’s engagement and outreach activities, in particular the use of the physical models to support education and training.

Before joining the JBA Trust in 2018,  Bridget worked for a national charity planning and coordinating training courses.  Bridget has a background in environmental management and has previously worked for Transco, Balfour Beatty Utilities and the Environment Agency.  Her wide range of experience includes environmental management systems, sustainable resource use, environmental training, environmental monitoring and reporting, waste management, incident investigation and environmental risk management.