Emanating from seafaring stock, Garry embarked on his marine related career following a MSc in Maritime Archaeology at Bangor University. Having served almost two years working offshore as a Seismic Navigator he returned to his chosen profession working for the Nautical Archaeological Society and the Trust, and as a visiting lecturer for the Universities of Southampton and Bristol. He joined the Maritime Archaeology Trust as the full time Archaeological Officer in 1997 in which time he helped to instigate a pioneering agenda of fieldwork and research. In January 2002 he was promoted to the Trust Director.
Head of Research
Julie is the Maritime Archaeology Trust's Head of Research, heading our active archaeological office. Her role includes formulating, organising and managing the Trust's fieldwork and research programme. Prior to joining the Trust Julie gained a BA in Archaeology, and MA in Maritime Archaeology from the University of Southampton. For the next two years these skills were put to use in terrestrial contract archaeology.
Amanda works as the Education and Outreach Manager for the Maritime Archaeology Trust. She has a BA in Archaeology and an MA in Maritime Archaeology, both from the University of Southampton. Amanda worked for five years as a Training Officer for the Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) and then spent three years running a learning/training charity in the Voluntary sector, during which time she worked freelance for the NAS, as editor and contributing author for the 2nd edition of Underwater Archaeology: the NAS Guide to Principles and Practice. Amanda has a particular interest in bringing maritime archaeology to the widest possible audience.
While completing her degree in Oceanography, Jan was a regular volunteer on Maritime Archaeology Trust projects. She is the Project Officer for the Bouldnor Cliff Project, overseeing fieldwork, sampling and analysis. Jan has extensive diving experience and has taken over responsibility for maintaining the Trust's dive equipment.
Jasmine works as a Project Officer for the Forgotten Wrecks project. She has a BSc in Archaeology and a MSc in Archaeological Computing: Virtual Pasts from the University of Southampton. After volunteering with the Trust for several years, Jasmine joined the Trust part-time through the Heritage Lottery Funded 'Hampshire Heritage Skills' placement scheme in 2012, working within Education and Outreach, and has since moved on to be involved with the Forgotten Wrecks Project.
Helen joined the Maritime Archaeology Trust as a Project Officer for the Forgotten Wrecks Project. She volunteered with the Maritime Archaeology Trust and the New Forest National Park Authority whilst taking a career break with her children. Helen graduated with a BSc (Hon’s) in Archaeology from the University of Leicester.
Laura graduated with a BA (hons) in Archaeology (Practical) in 2013 and is about to complete my MA in Maritime Archaeology. Growing up on an island in the archipelago of Finland, her interests have always been maritime-based. She is particularly interested in how climate and sea-level change impacted upon ancient human migrations across the globe, and how humans used water crafts to accomplish this.
Whilst studying for an MA in Maritime Archaeology at the University of Southampton, Jacqui volunteered in the Sunken Secrets Exhibition on the Isle of Wight, and earlier this year joined the Trust as a Project Officer for the Forgotten Wrecks Project. Jacqui has a keen interest in artefact display and combines her outreach work with time spent supporting volunteers at the Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum on the Isle of Wight.
Brandon is responsible for the development of MA Ltd business opportunities and manages and delivers projects for offshore industry and research, including desk-based research, geophysical survey interpretation, WSI and stakeholder liasion and reporting. These skills underpin his particular interests in 3D visualisaton of UCH, spatial database development and WebGIS, which stem from his work on the HLF Archiving Invincible (1758) project, the Interreg Iva Atlas of the 2 Seas, the Interreg IVa ArchManche and the Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War projects. Additionally Brandon has a keen research interest in the development of early to late medieval ships and boats. Brandon has been with the Trust since 2007, and is a supervisor of the organisation's HSE archaeological dive team.
Christin has a BA from the University of Stockholm 2006. She graduated from the MA Maritime Archaeology degree at the University of Southampton in 2008. She has previously gained experience at the National Maritime Museums, Sweden, as well as several terrestrial and underwater sites across Europe. Christin is a member of the organisation's HSE archaeological dive team.
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Head Office: National Oceanography Centre, European Way, Southampton, SO14 3ZH. Tel - 02380 593290
Volunteer & Fieldwork Office: Fairways House, Mount Pleasant Road, Southampton, SO14 0QB. Tel - 02380 237300
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