Clare Simm

Communications Manager

Clare has worked in wildlife conservation ever since completing her Masters in Conservation Science. As well as working for conservation organisations in the UK, she has lived and worked abroad, including in Australia and Belize. She is responsible for GCT’s communications and particularly enjoys the challenge that comes with explaining why the Galapagos Islands should matter to UK audiences. She joined GCT in August 2016.

Please contact Clare with any GCT communications, press or marketing queries.


Alice Marks

Trusts Fundraising Officer

Alice has a degree in physical geography and has always cared about protecting wildlife and the environment. She has field experience volunteering on marine conservation projects in Fiji and the UK. Alice is particularly concerned about plastics in the environment and wants to translate her passion for conservation into funding impactful projects. She joined GCT as a member of staff in February 2018.

Please contact Alice regarding trust fundraising.

Beth Byrne

Operations Officer

Beth graduated with a Masters in Endangered Species Recovery and Conservation in 2017. She brings field experience from Malawi, South Africa, Colombia, India and across Europe, and has volunteered for other conservation organisations in the UK. Having volunteered with GCT previously, she joined as the Office Administrator in January 2018.

Sarah Langford

Education writer

Sarah has a degree in ecology and a passion for conservation and education. As well as being a practising primary school teacher, she has worked for various conservation charities, offering educational supporter and advice. She is responsible for researching and writing education material for use in the UK and Galapagos, and is always keen to find innovative ways to engage with students.

Anne Guézou

Education and Outreach coordinator in Galapagos

French born, Anne has over 18 years of experience in Ecuador and Galapagos. Originally trained in general biology at the University of West Florida, she then focused on plant systematics and tropical botany. Anne’s professional path has taken her from marine research in Florida, to naturalist guiding in Galapagos, research in botany and conservation at the Charles Darwin Foundation and environmental education in France and Ecuador. She joined GCT in January 2017 as the education and outreach coordinator in Galapagos. She works in close collaboration with local partners on GCT’s priority themes like the Plastic Programme, adamant that education is a keystone to environmental sustainability.