The award winning Staffordshire Hoard conservation project.
From January 2013- August 2016 I was the project coordinator for the Staffordshire Hoard based at Birmingham Museums Trust, I was responsible for delivering the conservation and selected analysis project for Contextualising Metal-detected Discoveries: Staffordshire Anglo-Saxon Hoard program funded by Historic England.
- This includes practical conservation, staff management, research, and liaison with Stakeholders external to the Trust, documentation, movements and gallery installations.
- Maintain the on-going public programme and collegiate conservation approach. Including monthly public tours and as required- stakeholders and VIP’s
- Work with marketing team to deliver, press interviews and appearances TV, radio and in print. Production of filming guidelines
- Development of high quality replicas for display and outreach with Birmingham City University. Copyright and IP issues.
- Dissemination of the conservation and research program through conference talks, articles, both peer and non-peer reviewed.
- Creation of blogs, short films and podcasts.
- Line management of conservators, scientists and students/volunteers working on Hoard
- Management of budget.
- Work with learning team to deliver online learning resource.
- Awards- The Pilgrim Trust Award for Conservation (2015 Icon Awards) and the American Institute of Archaeology Conservation Management Award (2014).
As part of Drakon Heritage and Conservation, I also was also part of the team that delivered of two museum-quality reconstruction helmets and associated exhibition at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. More can be seen here http://8f4.ec2.myftpupload.com/fit-for-a-king/