Ben Ward, CEO
Ben is responsible for the strategic aims of the independent educational charity. The Charity strives to engage all children with science so they can live happier, healthier and more sustainable lives and contribute to improving life on earth.
Jo Hennessy, Director of Experiences
Jo joined the Charity in 2022 to lead the strategic vision of the visitor experience. She was to be the driving force for new development projects, ensuring they are accessible, sustainable and relevant to our audience.
Emily Mace, Director of Engagement
Emily joined the Charity in 2014 and became Director of Engagement in 2017. She manages and develops our exciting people-led programmes and activities, working with all our audiences, especially those children who don’t traditionally engage with science.
Charlie Mercer, Director of Communications
Charlie leads the Charity’s marketing and communications team that’s responsible for increasing public awareness of and children’s engagement with the Charity’s diverse activities. This includes the promotion of our popular Science Centre.
Lizi Moorcraft, Director of Finance and Operations
“I help my awesome colleagues realise their vision when delivering our mission. That can be by providing financial planning and information, ensuring a clean, safe experience at the Science Centre or providing a reliable, effective IT system."
Effrosyni Nomikou, Director of Engagement (maternity cover)
Effrosyni Nomikou joined Wonderseekers as Director of Science Engagement in 2023 to work on the implementation and content development of the charity’s Strategy 2030 For People and Planet.