The Manta Team

 
 
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DR. GUY STEVENS

CEO & Co-Founder

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THOMAS P. PESCHAK

Co-Founder

 
 

CENTRAL OPERATIONS

 
 
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REBECCA ATKINS

Director of Operations

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ISABEL ENDER

Head of Conservation Strategy

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DANNY COPELAND

Media & Communications Manager

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REBECCA CARTER

Fundraising Manager / Media & Comms Assistant

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ABBIE HINE

Education & Outreach Officer

 
 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS

 
 
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DR. JOSH STEWART

Associate Director

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DANIEL FERNANDO

Associate Director

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SHAWN HEINRICHS

Associate Director

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MARY O'MALLEY

Associate Director

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PAUL HILTON

Associate Director

 
 

MALDIVIAN MANTA RAY PROJECT

 
 
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TAM SAWERS

Project Leader

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SIMON HILBOURNE

Research & Administration Officer

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BETH FAULKNER

Project Manager - Laamu Atoll

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EMMA HEDLEY

Project Manager - Ari Atoll - Vilamendhoo

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KIRSTY BALLARD

Project Manager - Lhaviyani Atoll

 
 

OUR AFFILIATE PROJECTS

Indian Ocean

 
 
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LAUREN PEEL

Seychelles Manta Ray Project

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DANIEL FERNANDO

Sri Lanka - Mobulid Fisheries (Blue Resources & PEW)

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JAMIE MONMANREERAT

Thailand Manta Project

 
 

South-East Asia & West Pacific

 
 
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SARAH LEWIS

Indonesian Manta Project

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BETTY LAGLBAUER

The Mobula Project Indonesia

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JULIE HARTUP

Micronesian Conservation Coalition

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MANDY EPTISON

Manta ID Palau

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HUGO LASSAUCE

Initiative Manta en Nouvelle-Calédonie

 
 
 
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SHANNON ARNOLD

Philippines Mobulid Project

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LYDIA GREEN
Manta Watch New Zealand

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LUKE GORDON

Fiji Manta Ray Project

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CÉCILE BERTHE

French Polynesia Manta Ray Project

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DR. MARK DEAKOS

Hawaii Association for Marine Education & Research

 
 

Central & South America

 
 
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KAREN FUENTES

Mexican Caribbean Manta Project

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DR. BOB RUBIN & KAREY KUMLI

Pacific Manta Research Group

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KANINA HARTY

Central & South America Database Manager

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MICHEL GUERRERO

Proyecto Mantas Ecuador

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GUILHERME KODJA

Brazilian Marine Megafauna Project

 
 
 
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STEFANY ROJAS

Peru Manta Ray Project

 
 

 

OTHER PRINCIPAL COLLABORATIONS

 
 
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JANE HOSEGOOD

Genetics

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EMILY HUMBLE

Genetics

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NIV FROMAN

IDtheManta & Manta Expeditions

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ASIA HAINES

Project MANTA