Meet the Osprey Team

KayleighIMG_0804 Brookes

Project Officer

Kayleigh joined the team in 2014, after previously working at Loch Garten in Scotland. She graduated from Bangor University in 2011 having done her dissertation on osprey behaviour. She is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Osprey Project.

IMG_0112Paul Stammers

Information Officer

After a career in engineering, Paul first became involved in the project in 1996 – the first year that chicks were translocated from Scotland. Paul assists with the running of the project during the summer, and runs volunteer work parties at the Lyndon Reserve during the winter.

13418715_10154128550080390_7924067993638975224_nHolly Hucknall

Information Officer

Holly joined the Osprey team in Feb 2017 after working for Essex Wildlife Trust as an Education Officer. Holly is based at the Lyndon Centre and will spend the summer helping with the running of the project and leading osprey cruises.


Extreme digiscoping. Photo by Kayleigh Brookes.

John Wright

Field Officer

John has overall responsibility for all project fieldwork, and has worked in the role since 2002. A talented artist and photographer, John takes all photos on the website. Check out his blog for more!



Ken Davies, Jackie & Pete Murray

Education Officers

Ken, Jackie and Pete are responsible for all the Project’s educational work with schools and colleges, both locally and further afield. They visit schools, organise trips to see the ospreys, oversee World Osprey Week each spring, and develop exciting new learning opportunities!