Our Team

Amy Pryor | Programme Manager

Amy forged her career in marine and estuarine ecology and biology, fisheries and conservation. She has a BSc in Marine Biology and an MSc in Aquatic Science. She started her career monitoring deep sea fisheries in the North East Atlantic and in the South Atlantic for MRAG Ltd, a UK consultancy.

Amy has co-ordinated global projects for the Zoological Society of London. She conducted stakeholder engagement and socio-economic assessment for the University of Kent’s Balanced Seas Marine Conservation Zone Project for South East England.

Amy is skilled at project design and delivery, stakeholder engagement, research and conservation.  Her interest in fisheries and community resource management are well catered for at TEP where she manages water quality and river health projects.

Contact Amy about the North Thames FLAG, River Basin Management Planning, Coastal Partnership Network, green infrastructure and intertidal habitat, flood defence, water quality, fisheries and biodiversity.

a.pryor@ucl.ac.uk | Tel. 020 7679 8855

Meghna Shah | Communications & Support Manager

meghna.shah@ucl.ac.uk | Tel. 020 7679 8855

Wanda Bodnar | Greater Thames Estuary Fish Migration Road Map, Project Officer

Wanda is a marine and lacustrine scientist with a wide range of experience working in academic and industrial environments.

She holds a master’s degree in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management and worked as a research assistant at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Sea Research (NIOZ), and as a marine environmental consultant in offshore and coastal waters. In the latter position, she gained experience in developing and implementing marine mammal mitigation plans according to government and industrial regulations. In 2016 she became accredited as a Registered Marine Scientist by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).

In her role as a Project Officer, she relies on her working knowledge of GIS desktop software, spatial web development, spatial analysis, database management and data visualisation.

Visit the project website to find out more about the Greater Thames Estuary Fish Migration Road Map. 

w.bodnar@ucl.ac.uk | Tel. 020 7679 8855

Anna Patel | NTFLAG Project Animator

Anna is a Marine Ecologist with a BSc in Ecology and an MSc in Marine Ecology and Environmental Management.

Anna has a strong interest in sustainability and has worked and volunteered with several organisations involved with the Thames Estuary; monitoring biodiversity and in environmental education. She has previous experience of developing fisheries projects which she has taken to her role with Thames Estuary Partnership as Fisheries Animator of the North Thames Fisheries Local Action Group. This European funded scheme is based around the Port of Leigh-on-Sea, in Southend-on-Sea where Anna is based.

anna@culturalengine.org.uk | Tel. 020 7679 8855