Jenny Crockett

Outreach & Comms Manager Jenny has been leading COAST's Education and Outreach Programme for the last 5 years. An accomplished diver with a love of all things wet and wild, she hopes to pass on her enthusiasm of marine conservation to people of all ages.

Amy Fairbairn

Amy is a communications professional with two decades’ experience working in the public and charity sectors, most recently as the Head of Media and Communications for Mercy Corps. Currently Amy consults for purpose-led organisations helping them better communicate social and environmental impact and solutions.

Nikki Harris

Centre Admin Assistant Nikki grew up on Arran and has been involved in many community initiatives on the island, including setting up Lamlash Youth Centre.  She runs her own part-time business when not in COAST, and is passionate about helping protect our seas and trees!
Howard Wood

Howard Wood OBE

Co-Founder Howard formed COAST in 1995 with another local diver, Don MacNeish. He was a key driver in the establishment of the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone in 2008 and a Goldman Environmental Prize Winner in 2015. To read more click Howard's picture.

Catherine Jenks

Secretary Catherine and her husband Robin moved to Arran in 1994 to raise their two sons. She’s worked in healthcare on the island since moving, and became involved with COAST following the 5 year celebrations of the No Take Zone. Inspired by the knowledge, enthusiasm and dedication of other Trustees, Volunteers and Workers, Catherine is keen to support the ongoing work of COAST to ensure the revival and health of our coastal waters.