Meet The Team

Tom Felce

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

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.

Bryony Manley


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 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 to help develop new areas of our research.

Committee members and other notable helpers 

Carol Keates– Chair

Louise Chhetri  Treasurer

Paul Cain

Chris Kelly – Website and technical support

 Richard Coase– Boat Maintenance/skipper