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.

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!

Andy Telford

Operations and Finance Officer Andy previously worked for COAST as Community Outreach & Admin Officer from 2013-2015, before heading off to work in the marine sector in SE Asia, Australia and New Zealand. A keen diver, sailor and world traveller, this non-stop adventurer is at home as long as he is outdoors!
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Andrew Binnie

Director Andrew originally joined COAST in 2011 and wrote the proposal for the South Arran Marine Protected Area. He has an MSc in Aquatic Ecosystems Management and a background in community-based natural resource management. He re-joined us in 2020 after a spending a couple of years working on environmental projects on Arran and the mainland.
Liz Sutton

Liz Sutton

Funding Officer Liz has worked in heritage development and fundraising for 18 years. She grew up on the Blackwater Estuary in Essex, surrounded by saltmarshes and big skies, and is looking forward to combining her love of the coast and her professional skills at COAST. 

Lucy Kay

MPA Project Officer Lucy has worked on marine protected areas and marine management in the UK, south east Asia and the Pacific. She has been fortunate to visit and dive in marine reserves in many different places and is enthusiastic about realising the benefits of marine protected areas for wildlife and people.