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Collections management division staff

Please note that you can contact the collections management division for general enquiries, or for more specific information refer to the relevant departments below.

It might help to read through our frequently asked questions to conservators before you get in touch. Further information about the work of each department is also available in the conservation departments section.


Objects conservation

  • Senior organics conservator, Tracey Seddon
  • Head of furniture conservation, Graham Usher
  • Head of ship and historic models conservation, Chris Moseley
  • Ship and historic models conservator, David Parsons
  • Head of metals conservation, Steve Newman
  • Head of ceramics conservation, Janet Wilson

Paintings, paper and frame conservation

  • Senior paintings conservator, David Crombie
  • Paintings conservator, Rebecca Kench
  • Paper conservator, Keith Oliver
  • Conservation mount cutter, Nicola Lewis
  • Head of framing conservation, Roy Irlam

Sculpture conservation

  • Head of sculpture conservation, Lottie Barnden 

Engineering and maritime conservation

  • Head of engineering and maritime conservation, Jonathan Carr
  • Head of industrial and land transport conservation, Justin Garside-Taylor
  • Senior ship conservator, Eamonn Farrell
  • Conservator, Dale Riley

Documentation, digitisation and registration

  • Head of documentation, digitisation and registration, Anne Fahy
  • Registrar, Samantha Howes
  • Registrar, Godfrey Burke
  • Registrar, Claire Sedgwick

Collections services and logistics

  • Senior handling and transport technician, Richard Roberts
  • Senior handling and transport technician, Nick Sykes
  • Store development manager, Gemma Dolan