Contact Us

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Who Are We?

MARINElife Patron

  • Maya Plass

MARINElife Staff

  • Dr Tom Brereton: Director of Research
    Contact for data requests and research projects
  • Carol Farmer-Wright: Surveys Co-ordinator
    Contact for existing ferry based research surveys and volunteer surveyors

  • Dr Rachel Davies: Conservation Science Manager and ECMC Co-ordinator
    Contact for research and data projects

  • Tricia Dendle: Data Manager and Charity Administrator
    Contact for Charity administration & data entry

The mighty Blue whaleAdult Gannet on take-off

MARINElife Trustees

  • Russell Neave: Deputy Chair
  • Nigel Symes
  • Andy Williams: MARINElife Founder
  • Duncan Fyfe
  • Rick Morris: Chairman
  • Emma Webb
  • Stephen Dunstan
  • Peter Howlett
  • Cheryl Leaning: Secretary
  • Alex Denny

    MARINElife Volunteer Positions


  • Volunteers conducting a small boat surveyMartin Kitching: North East Regional Officer
  • Adrian Shephard: New ferry routes and training. Survey Route Organiser (UK/Ireland-Bilbao; Immingham-Brevik)
  • Kate Redman: Contact for PR and Publicity
  • Rick & Sharon Morris: Local Shows Managers. Contact for volunteering and organisation of local shows/events
  • Rachael Stilgoe: Survey Recruitment Officer. Contact for volunteering as a ferry-based surveyor
  • Maeve Lee: Survey Route Organiser (Immingham-Gothenburg)
  • Sue Lakeman: Survey Route Organiser (Immingham-Cuxhaven)
  • Tegan Greenway: Survey Route Organiser (Hull-Zeebrugge)
  • Jess Grimbley: Survey Route Organiser (Felixstowe-Vlaardingen)
  • Elin Pheasant: Survey Route Organiser (Rosyth-Zeebrugge)
  • Libby Abbott: Training course coordinator and Survey Route Organiser (Heysham-Warrenpoint)
  • Natasha Hill: Survey Route Organiser (Liverpool-Belfast)
  • Tess Milton: Survey Route Organiser (Liverpool-Dublin; Ilfracombe/Bideford-Lundy)
  • Jan Capper: Survey Route Organiser (Poole-Jersey)
  • Anna Bunney: Survey Route Organiser (Heysham-Belfast)
  • Thomas Fisher: Survey Route Organiser (Newhaven-Dieppe)
  • Steph Pomphrey: Survey Route Organiser (Dover-Dunkirk)
  • Hazel Pittwood: Survey Route Organiser (Portsmouth-Jersey)
  • Bob Tompkins: Survey Route Organiser (Jersey-St Malo)
  • Glynis Northwood-Long: Poole-Guernsey Wildlife Officer (WLO) coordinator
  • Rick Morris: Lundy Wildlife Officer coordinator, Training
  • Pam Buchan; Pete Howlett; Sally Taylor; Rick Morris; Elaine Brown; Adrian Shephard: Website Sightings Support
  • Pete Howlett; Tegan Greenway; Ellie Barnham; Laetitia Nunney; Jo Stafford; Louise Matthews; Rob Petley-Jones; Sightings Reports

Volunteer Vacancies

  • Fund raising Officer
  • Data Entry
  • Project Coordinator
  • Surveyors
  • Wildlife Officers