A team of four permanent staff run the operations in the UK and Antarctic, along with a team of dedicated key volunteers.  The Trust is extremely grateful for the continued support offered by our sponsors.


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Camilla joined the UKAHT in October 2014 as Chief Executive. Having studied Geology at the University of Edinburgh followed by Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, Camilla has previously led the science team at York Museums Trust and worked at the Hunterian Museum at Glasgow University, during which time the first rocks collected on the Antarctic mainland by Carsten Borchgrevink were uncovered in the collection. Between 2008 and 2014 Camilla was Head of Collections at Leeds Museums and Galleries.



Anna Malaos, Antarctic Operations 

Anna Malaos

Anna is the UKAHT's Antarctic Operations Manager. With a degree in Environmental Science, Anna has previously worked in waste management for local government and the Environment Agency. Her love of the Antarctic began with a position at the British Antarctic Survey in 2007. As UKAHT Ops Manager, Anna manages the conservation works at British Historic Sites including the seasonal operation of Port Lockroy. She has spent a full season at Port Lockroy and participated in the conservation works at Detaille Island over a two-season period.   



Lisa Avis, UK Operations  

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Lisa's early career was within the legal environment, working as a legal PA and then venturing into PR & marketing (still within the realms of law). Her career took a change in field when she took a position with the English Beef & Lamb Executive as PA for the CEO & Chair.  Lisa first started working within the Antarctic environment at the Scott Polar Research Institute, before becoming the UK Operations and Communications Co-ordinator with the UKAHT in June 2013.  Lisa will be travelling to the UKAHT's flagship operation at Port Lockroy for the first time in 2014. 




Sarah Jackman, Office Assistant 

Sarah Jackman

Sarah recently joined the UKAHT as Office Assistant to both Anna and Lisa. With a degree in History and MA in Egyptology, Sarah wanted to move into the charity and heritage sector after working for two years as a live-in carer for disabled adults. Sarah has previous administrative experience in local government, the legal and banking sector, as well as university teaching and research experience.