Meet The Team

Tom Felce – Director

Tom is a qualified Marine Biologist and has worked as a marine mammal science for 17 years. He took over the running of Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch in 2007 and is the head of our research department.

Bryony Manley -Researcher

Bryony has an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in marine biology and worldwide experience in studying cetaceans in the wild. Bryony first volunteered with MWDW in 2013 as part of her masters, and returned the following year to conduct a short acoustic project. After a little time away gaining even more experience, Bryony has returned to MWDW for the 2017 season to help develop new areas of our research.

Jen Adams – Outreach and Education Manager

Jen has a passion for teaching people about the natural world and has worked in the field of environmental education since 2009. She joined MWDW in 2012 as a research assistant and returned the following year to set up the Outreach and Education Department. She currently co-runs the charity.

Committee members and other notable helpers 

Chris Kelly- Vice chairman, website designer and technical support

Louise Chhetri- Treasurer

Roisin Daley – Fundraiser

Boat team 

Mike Everton-Jones – Boat Maintenance/skipper

Roy Maddrell – Boat maintenance/skipper


We would like to thank the following organisations for supporting our work through financial support and partnerships:


Special thanks to the Scheinberg Family