BSc (Hons) Microbiology ; PGCE (Science/Biology)
Originally from the UK, Mandy spent several years in medical research before becoming a secondary school teacher. She spent 10 years teaching up to A Level standard (VCE equivalent), including being an external examiner and has extensive experience in education in Science and maths.
After migrating here in 2007, her love of the marine environment led her to work for a local not for profit organisation before joining Dolphin Research in 2011.
She delivers the education programs with a team of dedicated sessional staff and also co-ordinates the ‘i sea, i care’ Marine Ambassador program to more than 100 schools across the Melbourne Metro region.
She frequently represents DRI on the Western Port Catchment Committee and also volunteers for the Western Port Seagrass partnership.
Interests include snorkelling, surfing, sea kayaking, skiing and rock climbing.