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 and coordinating outreach activities.

Alex joined JBA Trust in 2013 and has over 12 years’ experience in the water and environment sector.  Whilst working for Yorkshire Water, Alex was involved in a wide range of projects including commercial R&D, climate change adaptation, catchment and asset management, ecosystem services, environmental risk management and treatment process optimisation.

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.