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Mark Beattie-EdwardsMark Beattie-Edwards - CEO
Mark joined the Nautical Archaeology Society in 2001 as a training officer and is now the NAS CEO, responsible for the day to day operation of NAS. He is currently the licencee of the Holland 5 protected wreck site and licencee for the Norman’s Bay protected wreck.

Annabel CrawfordAnnabel Crawford - Education Manager
Following a BA in Classical Civilisation at Leeds, Annabel took a few years away from University during in which she fell in love with wreck diving. She attended the first Cyprus Underwater Field School at Xylofagou in 2015 and then enrolled with the University of Southampton to study the MA in Maritime Archaeology, which she has just completed. During this she performed social media duties for the NAS at the 2015 conference and was part of the winning skittles team, a title she intends to defend in Glasgow in 2016! She is a contributor to the NAS newsletter and looks forward to working in the office with Mark.

Gary Green

Gary Green - NAS North-East Coordinator
Gary, a former Merchant Navy engineer and archaeologist, joined the NAS back in the late 1990s, becoming regional coordinator in 2001. Since then, he has developed many projects focusing on increasing public participation and raising awareness of maritime archaeology in the north-east.

Chris UnderwoodChris Underwood - International Development Officer
Chris has been associated with the Society’s training programme since 1986, as both NAS training officer and project director. He continues to run NAS courses in Latin America and academic courses for students at the University of Buenos Aires. He has a Masters degree in Maritime Archaeology, as well as professional diving qualifications.

Miranda RichardsonMiranda Richardson - IJNA Editor
Miranda is the Editor of the IJNA for the NAS, and she started work on 1st June 2012. She is based in France but regularly attends NAS meetings and events in the UK.