Who are we

Who are we 2017-10-03T10:54:08+00:00

Paul Thrush      Visitor Experience Manager

Paul brings a wealth of management experience from his previous role as Senior Reserves Officer at Herts and Middlesex Wildife Trust.

Claire Mountjoy       Learning and Participation Officer

Claire is passionate about helping people discover, explore and enjoy their local natural heritage.

Claire is a qualified teacher, experience volunteer coordinator and environmental educator. She particularly enjoys developing events, activities and hands on learning experiences to connect people with wildlife. She has managed and lead projects for a variety of environmental organisations including: Somerset Wildlife Trust, RSPB, Northumberland Wildlife Trust, Voluntary Services Overseas (Zimbabwe) and Groundwork Kent Thames-side.

Claire works five days a week for Seaton Jurassic offering a wide range of engagement opportunities.

Rachel Harrison       Visitor Experience Officer

Rachel Harrison visited and fell in love with the Jurassic Coast particularly the marine wildlife. She wants to share her enthusiasm for the area with others.

Rachel joins the Seaton Jurassic Team from the RSPB where she completed an internship in visitor experience. Rachel is experienced in retail and volunteer management. She is keen that people have a wonderful experience when visiting the area and is developing the Tourist Information Centre to maximise people’s enjoyment.

Rachel works five days a week for Seaton Jurassic.


Jo Neale     Administrator

Jo has been working in administration for the past 25 years including for the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich and the National Trust’s Red House.  In 2013 she was able to fulfil a long term dream of moving to Devon.

Jo has been working with Devon Wildlife Trust at Seaton Jurassic since the Centre opened in 2016.  She is passionate about wildlife and the stunning Devon countryside and feels it’s a real privilege to be involved in this fabulous attraction.