Sally-Ann Spence

Sally-Ann Spence is a science educator and the founder of Minibeast Mayhem, a specialist entomological teaching company for schools. She is a fellow of both the Royal Entomological Society and the Linnean Society, and a council member of the British Entomological and Natural History Society. Sally-Ann was the principal organiser of EntoSci16, the world's first entomological conference aimed at key stage 4, sixth formers and college students held at Harper Adams University. An active researcher specialising in land management, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, she is a cofounder of the Dung Beetle UK Mapping Project hosted by the Museum. Sally-Ann mentors many young people and has set up a network of fellow scientists to support them. Splitting her time between outreach events, the many collections at the Museum, teaching in schools, lecturing in universities, radio and media work, and her own farm-based training centre, Sally-Ann is also an author and consultant for many educational publications.