Meet The Team
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.
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 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
Peter Brackpool – Chair
Rona Halsall – Secretary
Louise Chhetri – Treasurer
Roisin Daley – Fundraiser
Chris Kelly – Website and technical support
Mike Everton-Jones – Boat Maintenance/skipper
Roy Maddrell – Boat maintenance/skipper
We would like to thank the following organisations for their partnerships and financial support of our work: