The Team

Ashley Noseworthy

Chief Executive Officer

  • Ashley holds an M.Sc in International Marine Environmental Consultancy from Newcastle University (UK), a B.Sc in Biology from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a Masters Certificate in Project Management from York University.

  • She has over a decade of global offshore experience working in a variety of environmental roles. ​

  • Ashley has over 12 years experience working and volunteering in the areas of marine mammal husbandry, marine mammal physiology and cognition. ​

  • She is an experienced aviation, offshore and sea survival instructor as well as a qualified H2S Instructor.

  • Ashley also has experience instructing and developing curricula at a university level.

  • She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) and the Executive Committee for the Marine Mammal Observer Association (MMOA)

Kayla Hunter

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

  • Kayla holds a BA in Communication Studies from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Business Administration certificate from the College of the North Atlantic.

  • She has extensive administrative, social media, and marketing experience acting as Director and Vice President on multiple university societies throughout her undergraduate degree.

  • She has experience working on marine vessels, and holds all valid safety and survival certifications.

  • Kayla has a passion for art, which she expresses through graphic design and illustrations. She currently runs a growing social media page dedicated to showcasing her artwork.

Kathleen Drover

Proposal Coordinator

  • Kathleen holds a BA in Business Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

  • She has extensive experience in administration, customer service, business processes, sales, marketing and advertising. She thoroughly enjoys all things business development and looks forward to bringing that passion to Edgewise!

  • Kathleen has an admiration for the outdoors and previously hiked the Camino de Santiago, a 230km trek from Portugal to Spain. In her free time she takes joy in cooking pescatarian cuisine, traveling and spending time with her pets.

Emily Ricketts

Marketing & Technology Development Assistant

  • Emily is currently completing her final semester of the Business Management Marketing program at the College of the North Atlantic.

  • She has extensive customer service experience, and spent two years studying business at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

  • Emily enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and seeing new parts of Newfoundland.

Olivia Lymburner

Junior Biologist (Student Co-op)

  • Olivia is currently completing her second year of Marine Environmental Technology at Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University, with education in conservation and management of our marine resources. 

  • She has extensive experience in areas such as oil spill response, fish and marine mammal identification and remediation, and operation of small vessels. 

  • Olivia appreciates being outside, and her favourite experiences include portaging through Lake Algonquin, volunteering at an animal sanctuary, and riding her bike around St. John’s.