Role within the OHS:
Regional Network Representative for London
Current professional role:
Freelance oral historian and heritage manager; experienced facilitator and trainer
Past projects include: London’s Voices Projects (2000-2003); Moving Here- stories of migration and settlement; LGBTQ histories; stories of the Women’s Liberation movement; London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games collecting project; Mixed -experiences of being mixed heritage; Freedom From- human trafficking project; Multi-faith- world religions project; The Blitz and the Second World War- to name a few.
I am an experienced museum and heritage professional, previously Curator of Oral History and Contemporary Collecting at the Museum of London (2003-2013). I have over 15 years’ experience of working in the field of oral history. Whilst at the Museum of London, I was responsible for a large and diverse oral history collection, recording hundreds of hours of oral history interviews on a wide variety of subjects. I am conversant in oral history collections management, care, development and interpretation.
I have project managed multiple oral history projects, working with diverse communities and heritage partners. In addition I have curated exhibitions and galleries; developed sound installations and inter-actives incorporating oral histories and worked with artists and creative practitioners using oral history and heritage materials.