Meet the team

Our dedicated team of experienced education and STEM professionals are always on hand to deliver the best customer experience. We all have a passion to move the work of STEM NOW forward and spark curiosity in every young person we work with. Meet our incredible team below.


Carol Smith

Senior STEM Engagement Co-ordinator

Carol has over 30 years of administration and coordination experience within the charities sector. She manages the administrative delivery of the STEM Ambassador Hub Central South England, events management, CREST Awards and many other grant funded projects the STEM NOW team deliver

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Francesca Singer Ince

STEM Liaison Officer

Francesca’s background is in environmental education and connecting children and families with nature. She works closely with schools and other youth groups to help them get the best out of the STEM Ambassador progamme. She also delivers training, and organises networks which bring together local partners and stakeholders in the STEM education landscape.


Frances Demuth

STEM Liaison Officer

Frances supports schools and STEM industry to deliver extensive youth reach within the STEM Ambassador Programme, delivers training for STEM Professionals and teachers, manages iSTEM+ Hubs. She also liaises with schools regarding our STEM kit loan service, supports science communication.


Roopa Master-Coles

STEM Engagement Manager

With almost 25 years’ experience of working in social justice and community engagement, Roopa has brought her skills of working with diverse groups and organisations (including young people) to Winchester Science Centre.




STEM Engagement Co-ordinator

Lucinda has over 20 years commercial administration and recruitment experience, which includes working in the engineering sector. She manages the administrative delivery of the STEM Ambassador programme for the Central South England Hub, coordinates events, CREST Awards & Nuffield Research placements that the STEM NOW team deliver.