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Our staff

Executive Team

David Bryan, Director of Finance & Operations
Olivia Colling, Deputy Director
Laura Smith, Director of Collection & Exhibitions
Simon Wallis, Director

Collection & Exhibitions

Sarah Boyd, Collection & Exhibitions Registrar

Marie-Charlotte Carrier, Curator (maternity cover)

Eleanor Clayton, Senior Curator
Farah Dailami, Curatorial Assistant

Abi Shapiro, Curator (maternity leave)

Karl Vickers, Gallery Manager


Alice Adams, Commercial Events Manager
Clare Bridge, Retail Buyer & Product Developer
Anna Davies, Retail Manager
Carl Fleischer, Catering Manager
Bee Hepworth, Editions Manager
Nicole Littlewood, Sous Chef
Lucy-Jo Newell, Editions Assistant
Alex Merrylees, Kitchen Porter
Victoria Rees, Head Chef
Rosie Ripley, Head of Commercial


Grace Barker, Communications Officer
James Baxter, Head of Communications
Rachel Oliver, Graphic Designer
Anya Raczka, Digital Content Officer


Stephanie Edwards, Development Officer
Sam Gibbons, Development Manager: Trusts & Foundations
Philippa Sharpe, Senior Development Manager

Finance & Business Support

Alexa Becker, Head of People
Georgie Booth, Business & Executive Support Officer
Angela Gibson, Finance Assistant
Lucy Waller, Finance Manager


Vic Boome, Head of Learning
Eleanor Glew, Learning Programmes Assistant
Jessica Witkowska, Families & Communities Programmer
Bea Wright, Schools Programmer


David Garratt, Head of Operations & Visitor Services

Alan Lovett, Estates Manager

Katy Merrington, Cultural Gardener
John Whitworth, Estates Assistant

Contact Us

Commercial events – hire@hepworthwakefield.org

Development – support@hepworthwakefield.org

Editions – editions@hepworthwakefield.org

Finance – finance@hepworthwakefield.org

General – hello@hepworthwakefield.org

Learning – learning@hepworthwakefield.org

Press & image requests – marketing@hepworthwakefield.org

Public events – market@hepworthwakefield.org

Retail – shop@hepworthwakefield.org