Martin Curtis is an amateur fossil hunter and professional walks leader from near Dorchester.

Martin has been a Jurassic Coast Ambassador since 2015, and has spoken to community groups and schools about walking and fossil hunting on the Jurassic Coast, and how to do it safely and responsibly. He has done this through the Jurassic Coast Trust, and through his business, Jurassic Coast Guides.

In 2019 Martin was nominated as one of Visit England’s “Tourism Superstars”.

Jurassic Coast Ambassador talk Martin Curtis
Our Ambassador Martin Curtis talks to a school class about the Jurassic Coast.

Mike Green is one of the Trust’s original Ambassadors, from Beer in East Devon.

Mike designed and produced a set of 4 blocks that represent the coast’s different geological eras, and has produced a multitude of other wooden creations to help engage people of all ages with the Jurassic Coast’s incredibly stories.

Jurassic Coast Ambassador Mike Green with
Jurassic Coast Ambassador Mike Green (right) with 'Mike's Blocks', demonstrating the tilt which created the Jurassic Coast's distinctive rock layers and the "Walk Through Time".

Laura Chatton is Education Coordinator at Kingston Maurward College near Dorchester, and attends events as a Jurassic Coast Ambassador in her spare time.

Laura is a qualified bird of prey handler, and has delivered fascinating talks about the links between dinosaurs and birds, accompanied by her Harris Hawk Emma (pictured here).

Laura-and-Emma

Kieran Satchell is a recent graduate in science from Plymouth University, and has a passion for palaeontology.

Kieran has represented the Jurassic Coast Trust at numerous events, speaking to people of all ages about the incredible ancient worlds revealed across the Jurassic Coast’s 95 miles.

Kieran at JCT stand
Jurassic Coast Ambassador Kieran Satchell at Sidmouth Science Festival.