As a Plankton Analyst Gemma has gained over 10 years of taxonomic expertise in phyto and zooplankton from the North Atlantic and Pacific regions of the survey. She helps with the smooth operation of the survey through processing log forms, sample preparation, analysing preservation data and managing the cutting team.
Gemma is a skilled graphic designer, experienced in designing websites, brochures and magazines. She is also experienced in event organisation having coordinated numerous international taxonomic workshops and symposiums.
Gemma graduated from Plymouth University in 2004 with an MSc in Biological Conservation.