Projects and organisations

These are some of the projects and organisations I have been involved with.

Collection Information Manager at the National Gallery, managing the Gallery’s collections management system and collection information, and leading on the Collection Information Project to radically improve the Gallery’s online collection information

Member of the steering panel advising Art UK on a major new digitisation project across the UK’s public art collections

Member of the steering group member advising MINIM-UK, a project providing a new online database of 20,000 historic musical instruments in more than 100 collections across the UK

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Documentation Manager at The Horniman Museum and Gardens, managing the Museum’s collections management system and documentation, putting the collections online, supporting the Collections People Stories collection review, and laying the groundwork for the digital components of the current Anthropology Redisplay


Manager of Museum Documentation at The Ashmolean Museum, managing the Museum’s collections management system and documentation

Member of the project board for Eastern Art Online: The Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art, providing rich, layered, online access to the collections of the Ashmolean Museum’s Department of Eastern Art


Member of the management committee for Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, the first comprehensive study of sculptors, related businesses and trades investigated in the context of creative collaborations, art infrastructures, professional networks and cultural geographies

Project Director in Art History overseeing the commissioning, writing, and implementation of seven online part-time art history courses for the University of Oxford’s Department of Continuing Education


Chair of The Artists’ Papers Register, a finding list of papers related to artists, designers and craftspeople in U.K. repositories

Researcher for The Hunt for Submarines in Classical Art, reporting on potential matches between the needs of visual arts researchers and developments in digital imaging technology


Team member, CLIC (Community-Led Image Collections), reporting on the current state and future provision of digital image collections in Higher Education


Project manager for The Sutherland Collection, researching and planning for the digitization of the Sutherland Collection at the Ashmolean Museum and Bodleian Library


Project manager for The Elements of Drawing, an online version of John Ruskin’s Oxford Teaching Collection at the Ashmolean Museum

… the creation of this virtual gallery now brings the old-fashioned grammar of drawing and the modern innovations of computer technology back into line … (The Times)


Research Fellow, creating and updating the database for The Material Renaissance: costs and consumption in Italy 1300-1650, a collaborative research project based at the University of Sussex, organising project meetings, and contributing a paper to the project’s final publication

Curatorial consultant for Handel House Museum, analysing and establishing documentation procedures