Meet the NCCPE Team
Find out more about the NCCPE team, including their contact details.
Lisa Adlington, Administrator
Lisa provides administrative support to the team. If you call the centre you are likely to speak to Lisa, as she acts as our main point of contact! Lisa also supports our events programme, including our national conferences.
Phone: 0117 915 0165
Sophie Duncan, Deputy Director
Sophie manages the overall work of the centre including communications, partnerships and NCCPE projects. A physicist by training, Sophie started her career at the Science Museum in London where her work included exhibition development and public programmes. She became a programme manager with Science Year, before joining the BBC, where she managed the creation and delivery of national learning campaigns. Highlights included People's War and Breathing Places, a campaign which led to the creation of over 1000 new community wildlife spaces. When not at work you may find her enjoying her own wildlife garden, or battling with her vegetable patch.
Phone: 0117 915 0176
Becci Feltham, Project Associate
Becci looks after the Public Engagement Ambassador scheme and supports NCCPE projects and communications. Previous to joining the NCCPE as Project Associate, Becci worked as an Economic Development Officer for a local authority and for the Careers Service at the University of Bristol.
Phone: 0117 915 0193
Paul Manners, Director
Paul is responsible for the strategic direction of the centre. Originally trained as a secondary English teacher, he worked for twelve years at the Open University as a producer of TV, radio and multimedia before joining the BBC as an executive producer of a number of national public engagement campaigns. He advises a number of national organisations on learning and engagement, including the National Trust and the Science Museum, and attempts to relax through a combination of playing blues guitar, football, reading, sharing music and pottering in the garden.
Phone: 0117 915 0177