Science Communicator / Manager – UK
Emma has a strong academic and professional resumé with a First Class Honours degree in Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology from the University of Plymouth. She received a scholarship for academic excellence from University of Plymouth in 2013 and the Santander scholarship in 2015. In 2017, Emma won the Plymouth University Dr. Manning Award for Women in STEM.
Emma worked as a research assistant with Lamave Research Institute in the Philippines studying whale sharks and as a research assistant with the Marine Conservation society Seychelles working on several projects, predominantly coral reef restoration. She currently works as a researcher with Sharklife Conservation Group, South Africa, with a focus on elasmobranchs assessments.
Additional qualifications: PADI Divemaster, Pure Apnea Adventure Freediver, RYA Powerboat License.