Dr Martin Cooper (Head of Conservation Technologies)
Martin Cooper is a leading authority on the use of lasers in conservation. He has many years practical experience in the fields of laser cleaning and 3D laser scanning, following his doctorate from Loughborough University, and was a research scientist at National Museums Liverpool before being appointed as Head of Conservation Technologies in 2009.
Dr Annemarie La Pensée (Senior 3D Scanning Scientist)
Annemarie La Pensée joined Conservation Technologies in 2002 after gaining a PhD in chemistry. Since joining the laser scanning team, Annemarie has worked on numerous local, national and international projects, exploiting 3D recording within the heritage field. She is particularly interested in applying 3D technology in novel ways to solve problems in the fields of conservation, architecture, art and documentation, and to the challenges of public accessibility to heritage objects and science communication.
David Whitty (Senior Technician)
Lottie Barnden ACR (Head of Sculpture Conservation)
Lottie qualified as an archaeologist from Liverpool University and holds a diploma in Art and Design. She is particularly interested in Gandharan sculpture and Buddhist art. Lottie has worked as a sculpture conservator at National Museums Liverpool since 2001 and was appointed Head of the Sculpture Conservation section in 2011. Lottie has accredited conservator-restorer status from the Institute of Conservation.
Colin Summers (Project Manager & Finance)
Colin joined Conservation Technologies in 2004. He is responsible for financial aspects of the department as well as management of various large-scale projects involving liaising with clients and contractors to ensure completion on time and to the customer's satisfaction.
For more information please contact:
National Museums Liverpool
Midland Railway Building
1 Peter Street
Tel: +44 (0)151 478 4916
Fax: +44 (0)151 478 4810
Email the conservation technologies department