CV

November 2018 – present

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, CENTRE FOR BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH, UCL, LONDON

Designing and conducting spatial and statistical analyses (in ArcGIS and R) to investigate impacts of agricultural land use on biodiversity in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Zambia, for the international, interdisciplinary Sentinel project.

Co-Investigator and manager: Dr Tim Newbold (University College London)

April 2018 – November 2018

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, CENTRE FOR BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH, UCL, LONDON

Part-time Research Assistant (alongside final six months of PhD) on the Sentinel project, with experiences including: scoping suitable data; conducting preliminary analyses; and participating in a stakeholder scenario-building workshop in Ghana, co-facilitating a session.

Co-Investigator and manager: Dr Tim Newbold (University College London)

October 2014 – November 2018

PhD CANDIDATE, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON / NATIONAL OCEANOGRAPHY CENTRE, SPITFIRE DOCTORAL TRAINING PARTNERSHIP, SOUTHAMPTON

‘A trait-based approach to the biodiversity of deep-sea hydrothermal-vent communities’

Lead supervisor: Dr Amanda Bates (University of Southampton / MUN)

Co-supervisors: Dr Jon Copley (University of Southampton), Dr Adrian Glover (Natural History Museum, London), and Prof. Verena Tunnicliffe (University of Victoria, Canada)

October 2013 – October 2014

TRAINEE MODELLING SPECIALIST, OIL SPILL RESPONSE LTD.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERN, OIL SPILL RESPONSE LTD.

September 2012 – September 2013

MSc OCEANOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON / NATIONAL OCEANOGRAPHY CENTRE, SOUTHAMPTON

September 2009 – July 2012

BSc PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY with PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

2012

WORK EXPERIENCE, BBC 2 / DISCOVERY SERIES ‘RISE OF THE CONTINENTS’, BBC LONDON FACTUAL

2008 – 2013

HISTORIC PROPERTY STEWARD, ENGLISH HERITAGE

2007

WORK EXPERIENCE, NYSE Euronext.liffe FINANCIAL FUTURES EXCHANGE