About Arnia

Arnia is staffed by bee-keeping enthusiasts who bring state of the art remote monitoring of the hive environment to the understanding and maintenance of bee health. We are unique in combining environmental sensors with acoustic analysis within a single device and returning collected information in real time to the bee-keepers home computer or smart phone. Arnia’s unique technology is subject to a pending patent application.

It is Arnia’s ambition, in collaboration with research partners and our customers to develop breakthroughs in understanding of bee populations that will majorly improve the crucial symbiosis of humans and bees. We believe Arnia already owns the largest database of bee behaviour of any company in the World.

Arnia’s ambitious objectives are:

  • To establish our monitors as essential tools of each and every beekeeper in the World.
  • To constantly improve the scope, quality and relevance of our monitors to the craft of bee keeping.
  • To supply / partner with all research institutions or companies who share Arnia’s aim of improving the health and well-being of the Worlds’ bees.
  • To establish strategic research partners and funding to drive the collection and interpretation of agglomerated data from our growing base of monitor users.
  • To be forever vigilant of opportunities to use our data or equipment to further the understanding and appreciation of bees importance to our ecosystem.

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Meet Our Team

Huw Evans BEng Ph.D
Huw Evans BEng Ph.DMD & Technical / Founder

An electronic engineer by trade, Huw is Managing Director and has overall responsibility for Product Design, Development and Manufacturing operations. Huw has been a Beekeeper for over 12 years.


Sandra Evans BSc MSc
Sandra Evans BSc MScResearch / Founder

With a background in biological sciences, Sandra is responsible for researching bee behaviour and indicator interpretation and liaising with the scientific community. Sandra is also a qualified Beekeeper.


Vicky  Renouf BA MA
Vicky Renouf BA MASales & Marketing

Vicky manages Arnia’s branding and marketing communications activities, developing and implementing marketing campaigns.


George Clouston BA
George Clouston BA Commercial Director

George is responsible for Arnia business development activities, including relationships with re-sellers and other strategic partners. George is also an enthusiastic beekeeper.


Peter Sogorski
Peter SogorskiOperations Manager
Peter is a seasoned beekeeper, technologically minded with a strong sense for practicality and efficiency. His responsibilities are technical issues in the field.


Phil Murray
Phil MurrayInterim Financial Director

Phil’s brings his expertise in financial management systems, business planning and financial modelling to Arnia’s board of Directors. He provides advice, support and guidance on all aspects of company financial management.

Mike Addison
Mike AddisonNon-Executive Director

Mike joins the Arnia Board following 31 years with P&G’s European R&D organisation.
He is an experienced innovator with extensive product and process development experience, working in highly networked organisations and building and delivering winning business propositions.

Roy Sandbach
Roy SandbachNon-Executive Director

Roy was R&D Research Fellow with the Procter & Gamble Company for 31 years, focussed on global innovation management. Roy is also 2013/14 David Goldman visiting Professor of Innovation & Enterprise at Newcastle University, UK and has joined the Arnia board as a Non-Executive director.

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