Contact our people

To contact a member of the Institute of Marine Science, browse the details below. Here you will find our location, student advisers, and academic and professional staff.

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Marine office

Leigh campus
Leigh Marine Laboratory
160 Goat Island Road
Location map (Google)

+64 9 422 6111
+64 9 373 7599 ext 83600

Postal address
Leigh Campus
Leigh Marine Laboratory
P O Box 349
Warkworth 0941

Facebook: Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre

Student advisers

Academic advisers for undergraduate subjects and majors

Academic advisers for postgraduate students

Key academic staff

Head of Department
Professor Simon Thrush

Academic Director
Dr Richard Taylor

Master of Marine Studies Programme Coordinator
Dr Alwyn Rees

Master of Marine Conservation Programme Coordinator
Associate Professor Nick Shears

Search for Marine staff

To contact a member of our staff you can search for their profile

To contact someone about a particular area of research you can visit our Marine Science research section or find a supervisor.

Joint appointments

Professional staff

Operations Manager
Boyd Taylor

Group Services Coordinator
Jaime Rowntree

International Student Support Adviser
Kaiwen Yang

Senior Technician
Brady Doak

Electronics Technician
Jimmy Rapson

Laboratory Technician
Maria Mugica
Kate Shears

Seawater Technician
Errol Murray

Peter Browne

Marine Discovery Centre Manager
Tim Haggitt

Associate Finance Business Partner
Ganga Asrani