The Crew

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 Enivornment Assistant, Andrew Cox
Finance Officer, Magda Barker
Executive Assistant, Marie Marshall
Executive Assistant to Deputy Director, Claire Durbar

Education and Engagement
Heritage Officer, Hannah Niblett
Exhibition Officer, Christian Knight
Education Officer, Lexie Southern
UK SKA Outreach Officer, Hilary Kay
Engagement Officers, Samantha Lord, Ellen Wilson
Explainers, Jen Feron, Naz Jahanshahi, Callum MacKenzie, Tom George, Alex Smith, Magda Todorovic, Steve Warbis

Visitor Services
Visitor Service Officers, Alexandra Irving-Bell, Lesley Woodier, Louise Dobbs, Debbie Hau, Hannah Shaw.

Retail and Hospitality
Cultural Enterprises Manager, Amanda Labella
Café Supervisor, Hannah Brough
Hospitality Assistants, Agnes Hegedus, Herbie Bonner-Booth, Luke Broderick, Zoe Koyne

Marketing and Communications
Marketing Manager, Amy Bishop
Communications Officer, Danella Campbell
Group Bookings Officer, Juliana Gutierrez

Our Volunteers

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.

Our Partners

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.