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.
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!
COAST's 2021 AGM saw changes to our Board of Trustees; Cicely Gill has stepped up as Chair following Russell Cheshire's retirement, and Jenni Martin's role of Secretary has been filled by Catherine Jenks.
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 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.
Jenni, originally from Bute, worked for Edinburgh City Council before retiring to Arran. Jenni has a wealth of HR and organisation development experience and was COAST's secretary for many years before retiring her position in 2021.