Linington, Simon H.
Head of Management Support (2010 – present), Head of Curation (to 2009)
- BSc (Hons), Botany, Univ. Exeter, 1976
- MSc, Plant Breeding, Univ. College Wales (Aberystwyth), 1978.
- Member of UK Plant Genetic Resources Group
Management of SCD financial planning, reporting & administration, procurement, health & safety, sustainability, building / laboratory operations, links to rest of Wakehurst Place site, non-scientific data.
Provision of seed bank design advice.
Secondment (40% time since April 2010) to Finance on Kew’s financial planning.
Linington, S.H. (2010). Conserving wild plants in seed banks. Proceedings of the UK Controlled Environment Users' Group (2010 Scientific Meeting, ‘Controlled environments for conservation – from genotype to ecosystem’) 2-5.
Linington, S. (2009). The future of seed banking. Ensconews: The European Native Seed Conservation Newsletter 5: 3-4.
Aplin, D.M., Linington, S., & Rammeloo, J. (2007). Are indcies seminum really worth the effort? Sibbaldia, The Journal of Botanic Garden Horticulture. Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh 5: 93 – 107.
Linington, S.H. (2001). Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank: A vital resource for an uncertain world. Science in Parliament 66-4: 10-11.