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  • Karen Bellamy - Trustee
  • Pamela Buchan - Trustee

Pamela Buchan is an ESRC funded PhD student on the Environment, Energy and Resilience pathway at Exeter University researching public participation in marine governance. Prior to returning to university, for a decade Pamela worked professionally in the fields of science communication and public engagement in the third sector, specialising in volunteering strategy.

With a First Class degree in Marine Biology from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Pamela’s professional interest in the sea can be traced directly from her post-graduate research studying marine biorhythms in 2001, to her MSc in Coastal Zone Management with the University of Ulster, which had a particular focus on stakeholder engagement, and on to her current PhD.  You can find out more about Pam on her LinkedIn page. YOu can find out more about Pam's research by visiting her student profile. Pam is a Postgraduate Fellow of the RGS and Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Science.

  • Sarah Brown - Chair of Trustees

Sarah has sailed all her life, mostly in Irish and Scottish waters, and has a wealth of knowledge about the recreational boating sector, which will be of great use to the charity. She has worked for WWF, The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Yachting Association/British Marine Federation managing The Green Blue. Sarah currently manages the Cross Party Group on marine recreation and tourism in Scotland as part of her role as a marine planner with the Firth of Clyde Forum. Sarah is also a certified public participation practitioner, Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, and a Wise accredited trainer. She’s had a few articles and photos published and recently her first academic paper! You can find out more about her on her LinkedIn page or follow her on twitter @SarahC2W.

  • Rosy Carter

Rosy brings a wealth of relevant experience to the trustee role. Rosy has been volunteering for Sea-Changers since 2014 working on a number of projects to identify new funding streams and develop Sea-Changers' communication and marketing activities. Rosy combines Sea-Changers with work in the environmental sector for Lowland Derbyshire and Notts Local Nature Partnership. Rosy said "I'm really looking forward to getting more involved with Sea-Changers because I wholeheartedly believe that conservation of the marine environment benefits us all whether we are keen marine users, nature lovers or simply enjoy a day at the sea-side  We all rely on healthy oceans more than we realise and Sea-Changers has an innovative yet practical approach to raising money for projects that help ensure we can carry on enjoying the sea and the benefits it brings." You can find out more about Rosy on her Linked In page.

  • Tanya Ferry - Trustee
  • Lesley Fitt - Trustee

Lesley is a lifelong sailor, surfer, scuba diver. She lives on the Solent and for the last 10 years has been a Sea scout leader and skills instructor for kayaking and canoeing. Lesley co-founded an on-line sailing community and was co creator of the Green Marine Directory, a not-for-profit  on-line directory for all marine products and services with environmentally sensitive claims. You can find out more about Lesley on her LinkedIn page. 

  • Sue Holden - Trustee

Sue has a background in charity management including the Woodland Trust, the National Trust and Earthwatch. She has a love of seascapes and landscape, and has spent many happy hours windsurfing, sea kayaking, and back 20 years, diving. A passionate geographer, Sue is also a trustee of The Geographical Association.

  • Beth Siddons - Trustee

 

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