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Mark Beattie-EdwardsMark Beattie-Edwards - programme director
Mark joined the Nautical Archaeology Society in 2001 as a training officer and is now the NAS programme director 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.

Mary BarberMary Barber - training manager
Mary joined the NAS in 2007 as an assistant Training and Publications Officer. In 2010 she became NAS Training Manager taking on responsibility for the UK training programme as well as liaison with the society’s international training partners offering NAS courses and projects overseas.

Rachel QuickRachel Quick - training officer
Rachel’s role supports the training manager at NAS. A graduate in Archaeology and Anthropology from Bristol University, Rachel also has a Masters in Maritime Archaeology from the University of Southampton and is a keen PADI Divemaster and Young Archaeologist Club Assistant Leader.

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.

Gerald GraingeGerald Grainge - NAS monograph series editor
Gerald became the editor of the NAS Monograph series in 2007. Gerald graduated from Cambridge with a degree in Modern Languages and served in the RAF in the 1950s. He worked in teaching and local government before retiring in 1992 and then completed a research degree in Maritime Archaeology at Southampton.

NayiaPanagiota Markoulaki – editor, NAS newsletter
Panagiota is the editor for the NAS Newsletter. She is currently a PhD candidate in Archaeology at the University of Nottingham and has been a fieldwork archaeologist in England for a number of years.

Michelle ThurgoodMichelle Thurgood – office administrator
Michelle joined the NAS Office as a part time administrator in January 2010.

 

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.

 

Angela CroomeAngela Croome - IJNA book reviews editor
Angela is the Book Reviews Editor and the Deputy Editor of the IJNA.