Dr Seona Anderson

  • Seona Anderson is currently the European Projects Coordinator of Plantlife, a UK based organization dedicated to protecting wild plants and fungi. Dr Anderson plays an active role in the Wildflower Europe Project, which explores oral histories and community art projects as tools for important dialogue between people and local plants.

    Seona studied Prehistory Archaeology & Ancient History at Edinburgh, then a Masters (MSc) in Environmental Archaeology & Palaeoeconomy at Sheffield specialising in Archaeobotany and then a PhD at UCL in ethnobotany in the Russian Far East (Piers at SPRI was my external supervisor). She worked as an archaeobotanist on early farming sites in the Middle East (mainly Turkey and Syria) before her PhD and then 11 years for Plantlife as their Central and East European Important Plant Areas Coordinator.