Coral Cay Conservation Expeditions Marine Tropical Jungle Montserrat Philippines
Coral Cay Conservation Expeditions Marine Tropical Jungle Montserrat Philippines

Advisory Panel

David Bellamy OBE
Professor David Bellamy OBE., BSc., PhD., Hon; FLS,. DSC.. DUniv., C.Biol., FIBiol., FRIN., is one of Britain's best-known and respected botanists. He is President, Patron and Trustee of numerous conservation and environmental organisations. His numerous appointments include: President of; The Conservation Foundation; Durham, Surrey and Birmingham Wildlife Trusts; National Association for Environmental Education; British Naturalists Association; Conservation Volunteers of Ireland; Galapagos Conservation Trust; British Institute of Cleaning Science; Association of Master Thatchers; British Home and Holiday Parks Association; Camping and Caravanning Club Of Great Britain. Vice President of; The British Trust of Conservation Volunteers; Fauna and Flora International; Marine Conservation Society; Australian Marine Conservation Society; Wild Trout Trust; Countrywide Holidays Association. He is also Trustee of The Living Landscape Trust and Hon Fellow at the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management. Prof. Bellamy has received numerous national and international awards including; The Dutch Order of the Golden Ark, the U.N.E.P. Global 500 Award; The Duke of Edinburgh's Award for Underwater Research; BAFTA- Richard Dimbleby Award; BSAC Diver of The Year Award; RGS Busk Medal.

Field Marshal Sir John Chapple

Vice President

After completion of National Service and 3 years at Trinity College, Cambridge, Sir John joined the 2nd Ghurkha Rifles in 1954. He served a number of tours in Singapore, Malaysia, Borneo and Hong Kong. John is a Life Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Zoological Society of London, as well as having involvement in some 15 other conservation or natural history organisations including being Patron of Coral Cay Conservation.

James Sawyer FRGS CGEOG

James currently works as Head of Disaster Management for the WSPA. Prior to this James had worked as the Director of Operations two international NGO’s and as an Expedition Leader and Project Manager on 12 expeditions and in over 40 countries. During his time in this field James has been heavily involved in the development of Health and Safety and technical standards. James is also an explorer and recently led a team on the first scientific exploration of the interior of the North Negros Natural Park in 2009 and a follow up expedition in 2012. James is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Chartered Geographer.

Michael Reilly 
From Danjugan, CCC's interests in the Philippines grew but the passion, enthusiasm and determination shown in protecting coral reefs and tropical rainforest was second to none and Michael the embassy was delighted to support CCC and the work it was doing. Since then Michael has had the good fortune to dive in many different locations, including Bali, Guam and Taiwan among others but the quality and variety of the reefs in the Philippines has been unsurpassed, and shows just what a difference CCC is making. Michael is therefore proud and delighted to be a Coral Cay Patron. Michael recently left the FCO and now works for BAE Systems. Michael first became involved with Coral Cay when working in the British Embassy in the Philippines in the late 1990s. At that time CCC's principal focus was on Danjugan Island and Michael still remembers well his first visit there. A sudden and unexpected tropical shower had passed through overnight thoroughly soaking the volunteers. This was in the days before e-tickets and one girl was carefully trying to separate the soaked pages of her air ticket and dry them out so she could return home!
Tony Milns 
Tony Millns is Chief Executive of English UK, the world's leading language teaching association, with over 440 accredited centres in membership in the UK. He taught English as a foreign language in Finland before going up to Oxford in 1969. Tony was also director of the Campaign for Real Ale Ltd for ten years and National Chairman from 1982-5. He has published books and articles on literary criticism, education policy and brewing history. He is a PADI certified Master Scuba Diver.
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