Our team

Current members

Ruthie Walters

Co-Founder and Committee member

Simin Wadiwala (She/her)

Co-Founder and ex chair

Tom Green (he/him)

Committee member

A recent MSci biology graduate from the University of Sussex, Tom joined SEASALT in June 2020. He is interested in the environment, sustainability and land use as well as human rights and politics. Gaining experience working as a researcher for the Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects (LASI) at Sussex, he undertook various projects covering bees, pollinators, their ecology, behaviour and conservation. At SEASALT, Tom works on our website and graphics as well as writing their respective content. He also helps to run our share offer, sustainability content and communicates with external organisations to arrange partnerships and collect data. The aim is to create policy analyses and interactive tools about co-ops and housing for renters and website visitors.

Ophelia Mancey

Committee member and BHCLT director

Gurbir Matharu

Committee member

Then and now

(Slide to see our members past and present) 

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