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Josie Wastell

Programme Assistant | Directorate

Josie works as a Programme Assistant in both the Directorate and Marine programmes. For Directorate, she coordinates the project to replace the Centre’s internal ERP system. In the Marine team, she provides administrative and technical support to a wide range of projects.

Previous experience & expertise

Josie recently completed a BA in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, specialising in Zoology. Her final year research project was with the conservation science group, looking at applying the land sparing/land sharing framework to urban development in the city of Cambridge and its impact on nature. As an intern in the marine programme, she undertook a scoping study of the global marine habitat data landscape, identifying and cataloguing over 100 datasets. She also has three months of administrative experience in the Centre’s project management unit, where she developed new project management processes and tools.