Marie is the Operations Director of the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust (YDRT) having started working as a Project Officer on the 2nd of October 2017. Marie has moved to the YDRT from the Lincolnshire Rivers Trust where she gained valuable Project Officer experience. She successfully delivered projects in the Witham catchment, which involved working with landowners, stakeholders, communities and volunteers.
Marie grew up locally in Wakefield and moved to Hull in 2006 where she started her BSc in Marine and Freshwater Biology. She completed her PhD at Hull University in fisheries in 2016, which focused on the influence of flow management and habitat rehabilitation on fish communities in Yorkshire.
In Marie’s spare time she enjoys playing netball and coaching gymnastics.