Meet The Team

Tom Felce

Tom is a marine biologist and has worked as a marine mammal scientist for 20 years. He took over the running of Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch in 2007 and leads our research work. 

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.

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 

Paul Cain – Chair/Treasurer

Jen Adams – Secretary

Bryony Manley – Trustee


Chris Kelly – Website and technical support

Richard Coase– Boat maintenance/skipper