Garry Momber BA MSc MIfA
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.
Julie Satchell BA MA MIfA
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 Bowens BA MA
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.
Jan Gillespie BSc
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.
Stephen Fisher BSc
Growing up in Stonehenge World Heritage Site on Salisbury Plain has instilled a deep seated interest in history in Stephen. After graduating at Southampton, spending several years as an English teacher in Japan and 18 months as a full time volunteer with the National Trust at Stonehenge, Steve returned to Southampton and spent a year as a Ranger in the New Forest. After conducting voluntary research for the Trust, Steve joined the education and outreach team in 2010 and for the next two years he managed the PATHH project. Since then he has shared his time between the Trust and Maritime Archaeology Ltd.
Jasmine Noble-Shelley BSc MSc
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 Wallbridge BA
Helen has recently joined the Maritime Archaeology Trust as a Project Officer for the Forgotten Wrecks Project. Helen 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.
Brandon Mason BSc MA
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 Heamagi BA MA
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.