Stations Operations Manager
Dave joined BAS in 2001 and is currently the Rothera Station Operations Manager. He is responsible for the operational and strategic planning and management of Rothera research station, with special responsibility for boating and diving operations. He is the appointed Institute Diving Officer.
With a diverse skills set, Dave sits on a number of internal committees ranging from Environmental to IT. He is also an Innovation Champion providing a link between Operations and the Directors to help increase the effectiveness and sustainability of BAS’ operations.
van der Kroef, D., Noor, L., Shears, J., Wattam, D.. (2014) Dirck Gerritsz Laboratory at Rothera Research Station: A Highly Successful UK-Netherlands Polar Collaboration. In: Proceedings of the COMNAP Symposium, Auckland, August 2014, 15-27.
Noor, Liesbeth H.W., van der Kroef, Dick A., Wattam, David, Pinnock, Michael, van Rossum, Ronald, Smit, Marck G.., Brussard, Corina P.D.. (2018) Innovative transportable laboratories for Polar science. Polar Record, 54. 18-28. 10.1017/S0032247418000050
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