Alastair Manning


As Chairman, Alastair’s role is to co-ordinate the management of the Club for the benefit of all its members. He is responsible for ensuring effective and productive meetings and making decisions in consultation with the other members of the committee. Alastair joined the Club in October 2016 and is a…

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Chris Butterfield


Chris’s role as Secretary includes taking the minutes at Committee Meetings, handling Club correspondence and other administrative stuff. Chris joined the club in 2018 and has progressed through to Sports Diver. He recently did his 50th dive whilst on a club liveaboard trip in the Red Sea. As a child…

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Chris Hastie

Training officer

Chris is responsible for organising the club’s training programme and ensuring that members have the opportunities they want to develop their diving. He works closely with the Diving Officer to ensure that training in the club is of the highest quality. Chris has been diving since 2013 and joined the…

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Kirsty Manning

Events Officer

Kirsty’s role is to keep the club diary full with events for everyone, from big summer blowouts to trips to the dive chamber. She is able to combine her love for diving with a passion for organising events, having successfully organised many charity events previously. Most memorable dive moment: My most…

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Natalie Gisbourne-Hanks

Membership secretary

As membership secretary, Natalie’s role includes keeping the membership records up to date, ensuring payments are completed, meeting and greeting new and old members, working with the committee to develop the club and work for all who are in the club. Natalie is relatively new to the club, joining in…

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Sophie Hastie

Recruitment officer

As Recruitment Officer Sophie is the first point of contact for people interested in the club. She arranges try out dives in the pool, responds to enquiries from people interested in joining the club, and facilitates the joining process. Most memorable dive moment: Being surrounded by reef sharks and giant…

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