8.2.3 How access to SRMS data by SRMS partners will be managed

SRMS data is accessible to statutory bodies through a secure online interface. The SRMS data are held on a secure server administered by BTO.

RBBP and RSPB are able to download a copy of the SRMS data from a secure online interface periodically and host a copy on their in-house GIS systems.

Internal approval of access to these data within each SRMS partner organisation is controlled by a named individual within each organisation appointed by the relevant SRMG representative from the SRMS partner organisation.

SRMS partner Named individual responsible for governing internal access to SRMS data within their organisation
BTO Associate Director– Chris Wernham
FCS Biodiversity Policy Lead – Colin Edwards
FES Species Ecologist – Kenny Kortland
JNCC Senior Ornithologist – Danny Heptinstall
RBBP Secretary – Mark Holling
RSPB Senior Data Manager – Tessa Coledale
SNH Policy & Advice Officer- Ornithology – Andrew Stevenson
SOC SOC Birding Officer – Stuart Rivers
SRSG Chair of North-east Scotland branch – Ewan Weston


This means that access is only be granted to those with a business need for using these data and in accordance with the own organisations policies over access to sensitive information.

For terms and conditions governing the use of all SRMS data please refer to Section 7.5.

8.2.4 Review of SRMS partner use of SRMS data