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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


Carl Fleischer, Catering Manager
Lauren Mills, Commercial Events Manager
Charlotte Morgan, Public Programme Manager
Rosie Ripley, Retail Development Manager
Jess Thornton, Shop Manager

Retail Assistants
Julie Atkinson, Allie Dewar and Cameron Hopkins.

Alice Tarplee, Barista
Li Wilson-Rogers, Café Supervisor
Lydia Tissier, Café Assistant
Milo Maguire, Kitchen Porter
Rachel King, Café Assistant
Sophie Cooke, Barista
Victoria Rees, Sous Chef

For event hire enquiries, including weddings please email hire@hepworthwakefield.org.

For enquiries relating to fairs and other public events please email market@hepworthwakefield.org.


James Baxter, Senior Marketing Manager
Rachel Oliver, Graphic Designer

For press enquiries and image requests, please email marketing@hepworthwakefield.org


Jacoba Bruneel, Development Manager
Stephanie Edwards, Development Assistant
Alison Robinson-Rowe, Development Manager: Trusts & Foundations

Email the Development team on support@hepworthwakefield.org 

Exhibitions and Collections

Andrew Bonacina, Chief Curator
Eleanor Clayton, Curator
Eleanor Dobson, Collection & Exhibitions Registrar
Amber Li, Curatorial Trainee
Abi Shapiro, Assistant Curator
Karl Vickers, Gallery Technician


Victoria Boome, Senior Learning Manager
Rachel Craddock, Communities Manager
Rachel Hogg, Learning Programmes Assistant
Sarah McNally, Youth Programme Coordinator
Jessica Witkowska, Family Programme Coordinator
Bea Wright, Learning Project Coordinator: Burberry Inspire

Email the Learning team on learning@hepworthwakefield.org


Alexa Becker, HR Manager
Angela Gibson, Finance Assistant
Sandra Hogan, Housekeeping Supervisor
Helen Jones, Business Support Officer (maternity leave)
Alan Lovett, Estates Manager
Katy Merrington, Cultural Gardener
John Whitworth, Estates Assistant
Lydia Worrall, Business Support Officer (maternity cover)

Penny Fearnside, Samantha Newsome and Dawn Shury

Email the Finance team on finance@hepworthwakefield.org

Visitor Experience

Chloe Simm, Visitor Experience Manager
Rebecca France, Visitor Experience Supervisor & Volunteer Coordinator
Sam Morrow, Visitor Experience Supervisor

Visitor Experience Assistants
Julie Atkinson, Sophie Bullen, Frances Burden, Allie Dewar, Teresa Edwards Sinclair, Sarah Foster , Lloyd Garnett, Jon Gibson, Nigel Grace, Alex Guy, Jessica Heywood, Cameron Hopkins, Lucy Jackson, Ruth Lewis, Kirstin Munro, Marlena Sierota and Rachel Watson

Email the Visitor Experience team on hello@hepworthwakefield.org

Visitor Welcome Assistants
Alex Guy, Lauren Harrison, James Holden and Tom McNulty.