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A career in heritage

Career History

  • Trustee, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Trustee, Avoncroft Museum of Buildings

  • 2012 National Trust, Regional Advisory Board member.

  • 2009 & 2010 Judge for the Art Fund Prize

  • Sept 06 – Sept 13 Trustee of the National Heritage Memorial Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund.

  • 2006 Established Volition Associates. Self-employed sole trader.

  • 2004-18 Governor, and from 2009 Deputy Chair of Governors, University of Wolverhampton

  • 2002-2006 Chief Executive MLA West Midlands: regional council for museums, libraries and archives.

  • 1990 - 2003 Chief Executive, West Midlands Regional Museums Council. Leading and managing government funded advisory body, representing the sector

  • 1983 - 1990 Independent Museum Consultant and writer.

  • 1973 –84 Employed by English China Clays PLC, Cornwall, in a dual role: a) Curator to the Cookworthy Museum, Devon (award winning community museum with 130 volunteers) and b) Consultant Curator to Wheal Martyn Museum, Cornwall.

Education

  • 2008 Institute of Leadership and Management, Level 6 Leadership Coaching and Mentoring

  • 2006 Diploma, Corporate and Executive Coach

  • 2005 NLP Practitioner Certificate,

  • 1972-73 University of Leicester, postgraduate certificate in museum studies

  • 1969-72 Exeter University, BA Hons (History and Archaeology) Upper Second.

Honours and qualifications

  • 2013 MBE, services to Culture and Heritage

  • 2006 Outstanding Contribution by an Individual, Museums and Heritage Awards

  • 1986 Fellow of the Museums Association (FMA).

  • 1976 Associate of Museums Association (AMA)