About Jamie Quirke
Originating from a small village called Camp along the Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry, Ireland, Jamie was always exposed to the marine environment and nature. A recent graduate of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in Galway City, Ireland where Jamie undertook a BSc in Applied Freshwater & Marine Biology in 2014 and graduated in 2018. Since he loved learning so much, and definitely did not feel overwhelmed by the realisation of finding a job, he applied for and was accepted into the newly created MSc in Conservation Behaviour in GMIT. Jamie is also an avid diver, reaching the ranks of PADI Divemaster and Master Scuba Diver with over 100 dives. Jamie is passionate about conservation and has experience in monitoring hawksbill turtles and coral reef restoration.