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Our staff

Senior Management Team

Simon Wallis, Director
Olivia Colling, Director of Communications and Development
Nicola Freeman, Director of Engagement and Learning
Kath Knight, Director of Business and Operations
Nick Stephenson, Head of Finance & Strategic Services


Amy Lilley, Public Programme Assistant
Caroline Lloyd, Shop Manager
Lauren Mills, Venue Hire Executive
Charlotte Morgan, Public Programme Executive
Rosie Ripley, Retail Development Manager
Calum Whelan, Shop Supervisor

Retail Assistants
Julie Atkinson, Sean Dewar and Cameron Hopkins


James Baxter, Senior Marketing Manager
Ryan Hogan, Communications Assistant
Ryan Johnson, Communications Officer
Rachel Oliver, Graphic Designer

For press enquiries and image requests, please email Ryan Johnson


Jacoba Bruneel, Development Officer
Hannah Chapman, Senior Development Manager
Stephanie Jones, Development Assistant
Alison Robinson-Rowe, Development Manager: Trusts & Foundations

Email the Development team

Exhibitions and Collections

Andrew Bonacina, Chief Curator
Eleanor Clayton, Curator
Rachel Graves, Collection and Exhibitions Manager
Emily Riddle, Assistant Curator
Abi Shapiro, Assistant Curator
Karl Vickers, Gallery Technician


Victoria Boome, Senior Learning Manager
Natasha Bramall, Learning Administrator
Rachel Craddock, Communities Manager (currently on maternity leave)
Sarah McNally, Youth Programme Coordinator
Hannah Vallis, Learning Manager: Schools & Projects
Jessica Witkowska, Family Learning Programme Coordinator
Bea Wright, Learning Project Coordinator: Burberry Inspire

Email the Learning team


Alexa Becker, HR Manager
Angela Gibson, Finance Assistant
Sandra Hogan, Housekeeping Supervisor
Helen Jones, Business Support Assistant
Alan Lovett, Estates Manager
Katy Merrington, Cultural Gardener
Laura Whiteman, Business Support Manager

Penny Fearnside, Samantha Newsome and Dawn Shury

Email the Finance team

Visitor Experience

Chloe Simm, Visitor Experience Manager
Rebecca France, Visitor Experience Supervisor & Volunteer Coordinator
Alex Guy, Visitor Experience Supervisor: Venue Hire

Visitor Experience Assistants
Julie Atkinson, Beverley Bennett, Sophie Bullen, Frances Burden, Sean Dewar, Teresa Edwards Sinclair, Radha Ferris, Zoe Firth, Sarah Foster , Lloyd Garnett, Jon Gibson, Nigel Grace, Alexander Guy, Jessica Heywood, Cameron Hopkins, Lucy Jackson, Ruth Lewis, Kirstin Munro, Robyn Nichol, Marlena Sierota and Rachel Watson

Email the Visitor Experience team