We are team of scientists, artists, education specialists, communicators, retailers, speakers, business planners, writers, and more. We are supported by a band of volunteers, including students, amateur astronomers and gardeners, and a host of partners from festival planners to community organisers, all united by a shared purpose to create wonder.
Jodrell Bank Centre for Engagement
Director, Professor Teresa Anderson
Deputy Director, Lorna Harper
Head of Engagement and Interpretation, Julia Riley
Finance and Operations
Visitor Environment Manager, Ryan Forde
Visitor Environment Assistant, Andrew Cox, Luke Broderick
Executive Assistant, Marie Marshall
Executive Assistant to Deputy Director, Claire Durbar
Education and Engagement
Heritage Officer, Hannah Niblett
Events Production Manager, Lauren Barton
Exhibition Officer, Christian Knight
Education Officer, Lexie Southern
UK SKA Outreach Officer, Hilary Kay
Engagement Officers, Samantha Lord, Ellen Wilson
Explainers, Tom George, Leucha Veneer, Martin Robinson
Marketing and Communications
Marketing and Communications Manager, Holly Westwood
Communications Officer, Danella Campbell
Group Bookings Officer, Juliana Gutierrez
Visitor Services Supervisors, Alexandra Irving-Bell, Lisa Watkins
Visitor Services Officers, Lesley Woodier, Louise Dobbs, Kerry Jones, Sam Whyte, Rachel Clayton, Diana Reynolds, Hannah Shaw.
Retail and Hospitality
Cultural Enterprises Manager, Amanda Labella
Café Supervisor, Hannah Brough
Café Team Leader, Mandy Stansfield
Hospitality Assistants, Herbie Bonner-Booth, Zoe Koyne, Sharon Quinn, Carol Hadcroft
Bethan Norgrove, Yc Dong, Jamie Dumayne, Amy Hewitt, Thomas Wadsack, David O’Ryan, Susan Neesham, Sue Scott, and Elizabeth Pentreath.
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
Our science, engineering and other colleagues at Jodrell Bank are part of The University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics.
We work in collaboration with a range of partners. These include:
The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), The Institute of Physics (IoP), The UK’s Association of Science and Discovery Centres (ASDC), Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), The Wellcome Trust, The BBC, Cheshire East Council, Cheshire and Warrington LEP, Cheshire Wildlife Trust, Space4Autism, English Heritage, World Heritage UK, UNESCO UK, Marketing Cheshire, Marketing Manchester, Siemens UK, From the Fields, Engine Number 4, The British Film Institute (BFI), AND Digital and many more.