Dr. Lesley A. Runnalls , 2006
Dr. Lesley Runnalls is a noted researcher in geology and maritime archeology. Since 1978, she has been part of the dive team working on a number of significant shipwrecks, including the MARY ROSE. Lesley has also been involved in shipwreck projects in Bermuda and Mauritius. Dr. Runnalls has done significant scientific research in pollution effects on corals in the West Indies and has been involved in diving related research projects on Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Mexico, Indonesia, Maldives and Mauritius. She is a CMAS Scientific Diver and a British Sub Aqua Club Instructor in scuba diving and a member of the Nautical Archaeology Society and the Historical Diving Society. Lesley also holds a private pilots license and is a committee member of the British Women’s Pilots Association, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2005.