Contact

General enquiries
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EDUCATION & SCIENCE

Russell Arnott 
Having been an oceanographer and a physics teacher, Russell is currently a marine researcher at the University of Bath. Combining his enthusiasm for our ocean with up-to-date marine research, Russell’s presentations are informative, thought-provoking and unlike anything else we've seen . . . skilled and hugely entertaining. As an active educationalist, he is also on the Board of Directors for the European Marine Science Educators’ Association. russell.arnott@incredibleoceans.org


Annette Coppin 
Annette is that unusual thing: a marine scientist with a passion for the arts. She uses performance, storytelling, puppetry, painting and sculpture to communicate the wonders of our ocean. She creates vibrant artwork, leads hands-on workshops and delivers exciting presentations with a twist; be it a barnacle singing the praises of whales or a lobster lamenting plastic pollution, she brings robust science to life in a playful and engaging way. annette.coppin@incredibleoceans.org


EVENTS

Grace Walker
With a calm head and a process- and documentation-driven ethos, Grace has managed the logistics and teams for Incredible Oceans and WhaleFest events for many years, drawing upon her project management qualifications and experience working in a senior and team-managing role in the financial services world. She is responsible for the team who deliver our portfolio of events using 900+ volunteers and reaching audiences of over 15,000 people. grace.walker@whale-fest.com


TRAINING
Gina Gow
As the leader of the team running presentation delivery and mentoring programmes, she draws upon her work with National Children’s Homes ‘Action for Children’ and her extensive experience in training delivery with PADI. She holds a BA Business Studies. Gina is also responsible for managing visuals, artistic installations and layout planning for pop-up events. She has designed and implemented public and community group arts installations - the most recent, ‘Whale Graveyard’ was seen by over 70,000 people. gina.gow@incredibleoceans.org


DIRECTOR

Ian Rowlands
Ian is a former journalist with strong media experience, who has worked in conservation science for a variety of third-sector NGO environmental organisations. Team-leading, training, mentoring and coaching are his specialisms and he is an advocate for the use of social science in the cause of environmentalism and the natural world. He has many years experience as a wildlife and wilderness tour guide, is also a writer, environment and well-being advocate, and podcaster with Beneath the Stream. ian.rowlands@incredibleoceans.org


DEVELOPMENT & CONSERVATION 
Abi Kidd 
With many years in the events industry and as a passionate conservationist and wildlife champion, Abigail's skills makes her a brilliant team member on our creative events and corporate work. A grassroots advocate and Ambassador for Paddle Clean Up, she is studying Animal Behaviour at Oxford University and training as a Trust Technique Practitioner, working with individuals and organisations for a healthier coexistence on earth. abigail.kidd@incredibleoceans.org




Registered address: Incredible Oceans, South Warren, Golf Lane, Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5PY, UK
Events, education and science offices: Brighton and London, UK