Current role(s):Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Warwick University, United Kingdom. In addition to holding a position at the Life Sciences department at the University of Warwick, Professor Charles Sheppard uses his expertise to provide scientific guidance to several governments on tropical marine and coastal management, science and development issues, including the UK Government on its tropical Overseas Territories.
Current Role(s): Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Development, Department of Geography, University of Reading, United Kingdom. Dr. Erlet Cater is an advisor for Coral Cay Conservation and the Environment Forum of the RGS-IBG, having been on the panel of judges for the British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow Award for several years and having been at the forefront of Marine Ecotourism Research as a joint author (with Dr. Carl Cater) of the well respected book, Marine Ecotourism: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.
Dr Simon Harding
Coral Reef Policy
Current Role: Marine Consultant. Dr Harding is an experienced marine conservation biologist who has worked in a range of marine research and fisheries post over the last 15 years in both tropical and temperate regions. He also has extensive experience working for Coral Cay as a senior scientist. Specialist areas of expertise are coral reef resource and biodiversity assessments, marine conservation planning and habitat mapping.
Dr. Doug Fenner
Dr. Alistair Harborne
Coral Reef Management
Current Role(s): NERC Independent Research Fellow, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Hatherly Laboratory, University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Visiting Academic, Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. During his time at Southampton University, Dr. Harborne participated in an expedition to Belize with Coral Cay. The work in Belize stimulated his interest in coral reefs and led to an undergraduate dissertation on reef fish communities.