Career history

2019

Marine Conservation & Education Consultant

Freelance

Working with National and International organisations and charities on marine conservation, citizen science and educational provision projects.

2016-2019

Coastal Survey & Data Officer

Somerset Wildlife Trust

Deliver the first comprehensive intertidal biotope survey for the Somerset Coast, producing a detailed biotope map, report and public engagement resource 'StoryMap'.

2013-2016

Warden/Head of Conservation Team

The Lundy Company/The Landmark Trust

Deliver the island's conservation and educational objectives in relation to its' marine, terrestrial and historic landscapes. Including species/habitat monitoring, education, engagement events, funding bids, media and development of Marine Management Plan.

Operation Wallacea

Teaching students about the importance of coral reef systems including seagrass meadows and mangroves, the biodiversity found within these systems and the issues surrounding their conservation.  

2011-2012

Coral Reef Ecology Lecturer

2010-2011

Post-14 Education Coordinator

Marwell Wildlife

Responsible for development, management, delivery of Post 14 Education provision: conferences, teaching sessions, resources alongside staff development. Delivery of Foundation - Key Stage 3 teaching sessions. Visitor engagement resources and talks.

2009-Present

Survey diver/Education Co-ordinator

The Seahorse Trust

Volunteer Seahorse Survey Diver. Seahorse Survey Course and Education Co-ordinator managing, organising and delivering Trust's courses and producing educational resources.

2007-2009

Teacher of Biology (Chemistry & Physics)

Sacred Heart High School

Teaching of Key Stage 3 Sciences, GCSE Biology, GCSE Applied Science, BTEC Science and A-level Biology to approx 1,000 students per annum. Review and development of teaching resources including full development of new Key Stage 3 and GCSE Science resources and schemes of work for new curriculum. Form tutor. Developed a BA Crest Awarded Science Club, Planet Sci-Cast Team and Leading Edge projects.

Education

2006-2007

PGCE Secondary Biology

University of Newcastle

2003-2005

MSc Estuarine & Coastal Science & Management

University of Hull

1999-2003

BSc (Hons) Marine Biology

University of Stirling

Please note that this is an abridged version of Beccy's CV, for her full Career history please see her LinkedIn profile
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