The Bay Trust Team

The Bay Trust has a board of eight trustees and employs around thirty part time and full time staff. Our team have a wide range of skills with particular focus on outdoor education, hospitiality and catering. We also have a thriving group of volunteers as well as apprentices and inters. Our Patron is Sir Crispin Tickell KCVO GCMG. He is a leading authority on climate change, population and biodiversity.

To find out more about volunteering and work experience oportunities call us on 01304 851 737 ext 2014.

Core Team

Carrie Jackson

Carrie Jackson

CEO

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Yolanda Levina

Yolanda Levina

Facilities Manager

Yolanda is manages all our facilities enquiries and contractors of the Bay Trust Estate. She has a background in business account management.

Contact Yolanda on 2012

Michelle Spain

Michelle Spain

Tea Room Manager

Michell and her team work tirelessly to provide an excellent service in the Tea Room. They make fresh food on a daily basis and run popular supper clubs for evening dining.

Call 01304 851 737

Sian Lloyd

Sian Lloyd

Education Advisor

Sian has worked in education for 24 years and is still teaching in mainstream schools. She develops our outdoor learning curriculum.

Contact Sian on 2015

Carol Hopkins

Carol Hopkins

Catering Manager

Carol is one of our highly expirenced cooks, working across the the whole site, applying her skills where ever they are needed.

Contact Carol on 2015

Alex Chambers

Alex Chambers

Admin Assistant

Alex is our helpful and friendly administrator. She has worked in many areas of The Bay Trust including the Tea Room.

Contact Alex on 2007

Freelance Advisors

Dave Jones

Dave Jones

Recycling and Sustainability Advisor

Dave is a forest school leader with years of experience working with groups across kent and a passion for being outdoors.

Contact Dave on 2015

Steve Charter

Steve Charter

Permaculture Advisor

Steve is our permaculture adviser and is working with on on several educational and permaculture projects in The Pines Garden.

Contact Steve on 2014

Dr Sarah O'Malley

Dr Sarah O'Malley

Outdoor Learning Research Advisor

Sarah conducts research into outdoor learing. Her experience is in teaching and developing programmes on environmental topics.

Contact Sarah on 2006

Kristian Bird

Kristian Bird

Sustainable buildings and infrastructure advisor

Kristian manages our internship programme and is the host for interns when accommodation is required. He also works for Helionix Designs the company behind the Pines Clayx.

Contact Kristian on 2005

Buildings, grounds & admin

Chris Salisbury

Chris Salisbury

Building Maintenance

Chris Salisbury in charge of The Bay Trust’s buildings maintenance, he is particularly resourceful and is a dab hand at upcycling.

Contact Chris on 2012