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Our team is made up of a diverse range of people from early career scientists to those with decades of experience and accolades, students, apprentices and visiting researchers. Our operations staff also play a crucial part in supporting our science and facilities. If you would like to be part of PML please visit our vacancies page or follow us on Twitter to be kept up-to-date with new opportunities.

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…Benthic marine invertebrates, particularly the hugely diverse and beautiful polychaete worms have always fascinated me, and I feel privileged to be working towards developing holistic approaches to help protect and manage the marine environment whilst inspiring others along the way.”
 

Louise McNeill
Benthic Ecologist and Faunal Taxonomist

People directory

Nick Buckland OBE

Board Member

Mark Butcher

Board Member

Nigel Godefroy FCA

Board Member

Paul James

Board Member

Dr Bev MacKenzie

Board Member

Janice Timberlake

Chair of the Board

Professor Icarus Allen

Chief Executive of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory and PML Applications Ltd

Roslyn Gardner

Personal Secretary and Science Support Office Manager

Beverly Tremain

Director of Operations & Company Secretary

Professor Steve Widdicombe

Director of Science and Deputy Chief Executive

Professor Nicola Beaumont

Head of Science - Sea and Society
nijb10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Jerry Blackford

Head of Science: Marine Systems Modelling Group
jcb10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Ben Calton

Head of Geospatial Applications
bac10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Steve Groom

Head of Science - Earth Observation
sbg10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Pennie Lindeque

Head of Science: Marine Ecology and Biodiversity
pkw10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Tim Smyth

Head of Science - Marine Biogeochemistry and Observations
tjsm10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Ruth Airs

Marine Biogeochemist and Head of Postgraduate Studies
ruai10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Yuri Artioli

Marine Ecosystem Modeller
yuti10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Angus Atkinson

Marine Ecologist
aat10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Elizabeth C. Atwood

Earth Observation Data Analyst
liat10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Muchamad Al Azhar

Ocean Modeller
maz10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Heather Baxter

Project Manager
heba10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Amanda Beesley

Zooplankton analyst
abee10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Tom Bell

Ocean/atmosphere biogeochemist
tbe10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Lauren Biermann

Earth Observation Scientist
lbi10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Zara Botterell

Marine biologist
zab10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Sarah Breimann

Analytical chemist
sabr10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Stefanie Broszeit

Marine ecosystem services researcher
stbr10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Ian Brown

Marine Chemist
iaian210/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Ruth Calder-Potts

Project Manager
ruca10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Andrei Chuprin

Programmer
ach10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr James Clark

Marine Ecosystem Modeller
jcl10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Dan Clewley

Earth Observation Research Software Engineer
dac10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Matthew Cole

Senior Marine Ecologist and Ecotoxicologist
mcol10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Rachel Coppock

Marine Ecologist
rac10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Lee de Mora

Marine Ecosystem Modeller
ledm10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Marius Dewar

Modeller
made10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Andrew Edwards-Jones

Social Scientist
aej10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Elaine Fileman

Plankton Ecologist
ese10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Helen Findlay

Biological Oceanographer
hefi10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr James Fishwick

Head of Smart Sound Plymouth and Head of Operations and Technology, Western Channel Observatory
jrfi10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Kevin Flynn

Marine Plankton Ecologist
kjf10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Elizabeth Gabe-Thomas

Environmental Psychologist
egt10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Giovanni Galli

Modeller
gig10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Carolyn Harris

Analytical Chemist
caha10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Jessica Heard

Project Manager
jessh10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Frances E. Hopkins

Marine biogeochemist
fhop10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Ben Howey

Earth Observation Data Analyst
beh10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Thomas Jackson

Remote Sensing and Ocean Optics Scientist
thja10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Molly James

Marine Ecosystems Modeller
moja10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

William Jay

Airborne Earth Observation Data Analyst
wja10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Bror Jonsson

Senior scientist
brj10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Thomas Jordan

Earth Observation Scientist
tjor10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Susan Kay

Numerical Modeller
suka10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Vassilis Kitidis

Marine biogeochemist
vak10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Christina Kong

Postgraduate Fellowship
chko10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Gemma Kulk

Phytoplankton physiologist
gku10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Andrey Kurekin

Coastal Ocean Colour scientist
anku10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Peter Land

Remote Sensing Scientist
peland10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Angus Laurenson

Scientific Python Guru
anla10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Gennadi Lessin

Marine System Modeller
gle10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Junfang Lin

Earth Observation Scientist
junl10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Xiaohan Liu

Earth Observation Scientist
liux10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Jennifer Lockett

Senior Impact Manager
jelo10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Océane Marcone

Social Science Researcher
ocm10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Nicola Martin

Senior Earth Observation Research Software Engineer
nima10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Victor Martinez-Vicente

Bio-optical oceanographer
vmv10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Aser Mata

Earth Observation Scientist
asm10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Andrea McEvoy

Benthic Ecologist
ajmc10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Louise McNeill

Benthic Ecologist and Faunal Taxonomist
clmc10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Thomas Mesher

Macrofaunal Ecologist
thm10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Peter Miller

Marine Earth Observation Scientist
pim10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr David Moffat

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Data Scientist
dmof10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Joana Nunes

Benthic Ecologist
jonu10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Benjamin O'Driscoll

Data Visualisation and GIS Developer
bod10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Silvia Pardo

Earth Observation Scientist
spa10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Helen Parry

Molecular Biologist and Physiologist
hech10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Dale Partridge

Modeller
dapa10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Christine Pascoe

Ecotoxicologist
ckh10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Jani Pewter

Instrument and Data Technician

Dr Helen Powley

Modeller
hpo10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Graham Quartly

Physical oceanographer (Remote sensing)
gqu10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Ana M Queirós

Marine and Climate Change Ecologist
anqu10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Andy Rees

Marine biogeochemist
apre10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Olivia Rendón

Environmental Economist
ore10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Mahasweta Saha

Marine Chemical Ecologist
msa10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Sevrine Sailley

Ecosystem modeller
sesa10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Shubha Sathyendranath

Merit Remote Sensing Scientist
ssat10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Nick Selmes

Earth Observation Scientist
nse10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Stefan Simis

Earth Observation Scientist (inland/coastal waters)
stsi10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Jozef Skakala

Ecosystem modeller
jos10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Darren Snee

Data and Web Services Engineer
dsn10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Paul J. Somerfield

Ecologist
pjso10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Emma Sullivan

Earth Observation Scientist
emsu10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Karen Tait

Microbial Ecologist
ktait10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Liz Talbot

Marine Ecologist
sat10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Glen Tarran

Marine microbial ecologist
gat10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Varunan Theenathayalan

Earth Observation Scientist
vath10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Gavin H Tilstone

Bio-optical oceanographer
ghti10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Ricardo Torres

Systems Modeller Data Assimilation
rito10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Carol Turley

Head of International Affairs
ct10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Peter Walker

Remote Sensing scientist
petwa10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Mark Warren

Remote sensing scientist
mark110/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Joanna Warwick

Post-doctoral researcher
jwd10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Michael Wathen

Research Software Engineer
miwa10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Stephen Watson

Ecosystems Services Scientist
stw10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Claire Widdicombe

Plankton Ecologist
clst10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Robert Wilson

Ecosystem Modeller
rwi10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

E. Malcolm S. Woodward

Chemical oceanographer
emsw10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Ming-Xi Yang

Chemical Oceanographer
miya10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Shauna Corr

PhD student
shco10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Emilie Courtecuisse

PhD student
emc10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Jasmin Dorinda

PhD student
jaur10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Heather Emberson-Marl

MSc student
heem10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Daniel Ford

PhD Student
dfo10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Hannah Green

PhD Student

Anneliese Hodge

MRes student
aho10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

George Manville

PhD student

Hayley McIlwraith

PhD student

Francesco Pallottino

PhD Student
fpa10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Paula Pereira

Research intern
ppe10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Oliver Thomas

PhD student
olth10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Chris Walkinshaw

PhD Student
chw10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Sian Coughlin

Head of Financial Services

Jacqueline Cullum

Accounts Officer

Justine Dolling

Financial Controller

Samantha Farrell

Contracts Administrator

Duncan McFarlane

Legal Contracts Officer

Mihaela Panaete

Accounts Officer

Dean Richards

Finance Manager

Marta Weremczuk

Accounts Officer

James Lord

Fundraising Development Officer
jal10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Graham Beddoe

Quality Manager

Lee Merchant

Buildings and Facilities Manager

Dr Rachael Rees

Science Facilities Manager

Valerie Barlow

Human Resources Officer

Julia Davy

Head of Human Resources

Elizabeth Hamilton

Human Resources Manager

Maddie Riley

Human Resources Administrator

Joe Bishop

Windows server systems & infrastructure specialist

Liam Gilbard

System and Applications Developer

Gary Holder

Head of ITG

John Jury

IT Customer Support Specialist

Thecla Keizer

Deputy Head International Office & International Marketing and Business Development Executive
tke10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Carol Turley

Head of International Affairs
ct10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dawn Ashby

Senior Communications Officer
daas10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Kelly-Marie Davidson

Senior Communications Officer
kdav10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Daniel Jones

Head of Marketing & Communications
dajo10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Thecla Keizer

Deputy Head International Office & International Marketing and Business Development Executive
tke10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Jon White

Webmaster
jowa10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Ari Winfield

Digital Communications & Social Media Specialist
awi10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Ben Calton

Head of Geospatial Applications
bac10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Samuel Fawcett

Applied Research Assistant
saf10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Tim Fileman

Business Development Manager
twf10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Kim Hockley

Project Manager
khock10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Maria Igoshina

Project Management and Administrative Support
mai10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Dimitrios Kaloudis

Research Scientist
dka10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Tom Vance

Research and Development Manager
thva10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Anna Yunnie

Senior Applied Scientist (Marine Biologist & Ecologist)
anyu10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Jim Aiken

PML Fellow
ja10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Manuel Barange

PML Fellow
maba10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Peter Claridge

PML Fellow
pnc10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Bob Clarke

PML Fellow, PRIMER-E
krc10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Sarah Dashfield

PML Fellow
sldas10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Stephen de Mora

PML Fellow
sjdm10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Joanna L Dixon

PML Fellow
jod10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Roger Harris

PML Fellow
rph10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Anthony Hawkins

PML Fellow
ajsh10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Tom Hutchinson

PML Fellow
thom110/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Carole Llewellyn

PML Fellow
call10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr David Lowe

PML Fellow
dml10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Fauzi Mantoura

Honorary PML Fellow
rfcm10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Michael Moore

PML Fellow
mnm10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Sarah Nelms

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
san10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Philip Nightingale

PML Fellow
pdn10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Jan Pentreath

PML Fellow
jpen10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Robin Pingree

PML Fellow
rdp10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Luca Polimene

PML Fellow
luca10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Marie-Fanny Racault

PML Honorary Fellow, based at University of East Anglia

Assistant Professor Dionysios Raitsos

PML Fellow
dra10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor James Readman

PML Fellow
jwre10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Rebecca Shellock

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
res10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

David Smith

PML Fellow
djds10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Emily Stebbings

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
emst10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor Arnold Taylor

PML Fellow
aht10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Reg Uncles

PML Fellow
rju10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Richard Warwick

PML Fellow
rmw10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Professor John Widdows

PML Fellow
jwid10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Fiona Beckman

POGO Communications Officer
fbe10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Karolina Iwaniak

POGO Accounts Officer
kiw10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Laura Ruffoni

POGO Administrative Assistant
laru10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Dr Sophie Seeyave

POGO Chief Executive Officer
ssve10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Graham Beddoe

Quality Manager

Louise Baker

Receptionist
loba10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Stephanie Raw

Receptionist
sra10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Christina Devereux

Science Support Administrator
chpb10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Suzanne Hawkins

Science Support Administrator
suh10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Geri Laing

Science Support Office Administrator
gebr10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Josie Ashford

Cleaner
joas10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Michael Ashford

Laboratory Cleaner
mias10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Louise Baker

Receptionist
loba10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Tristan Jaycock

Marine engineer
trj10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Lee Merchant

Buildings and Facilities Manager

Andrew Pawley

Engineer
scme10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Andrew Perkin

Manager/Skipper
ajpe10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Georgina Ramm

Maritime Apprentice
gra10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Stephanie Raw

Receptionist
sra10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Anthony Staff

Deputy Services Manager
ajst10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Gary Stevens

Skipper/Mate
gstev10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk

Mark Wilson

Technical Services Assistant
mawi10/6/2022 3:31:44 PM@pml.ac.uk