An art history graduate, Ben has been with Constantine Ltd for over 18 years. In his time at Constantine, Ben has worked on a large number of international exhibitions held at the world’s greatest Museums and Galleries. Starting off as an Assistant in the Exhibitions Department, he now oversees estimates and business development for the company.
Stuart joined Momart 18 years ago. Starting operationally within Momart Stuart gained the knowledge of how fine art logistics knits together to mitigate risk at all times. This has been key to enhancing the professional way Momart plans and delivers projects. Stuart, as Director of Exhibitions, is driving Momart forward in the National and International museum sector with the skills, network and strong teams across all Momart departments. Satisfying the client needs and minimising risk remain Stuart’s key objectives in what can be challenging times for Museums and Galleries.
Taz has previously managed the acquisitions process for new additions to the ARTIST ROOMS collection and supported its national touring programme. She has managed outgoing loans for the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and The British Museum, for which she also toured exhibitions nationally and internationally. She has recently focussed on project managing the development and delivery of in-house temporary exhibitions, including handling incoming loans at Whitechapel Gallery and Somerset House Trust. Taz has taken up a new post at Heatherwick Studio and will be working on a range of projects including coordination of outgoing loans, exhibition development and the fabrication of objects and models. Taz is looking forward to engaging with colleagues from across the sector at this exciting international event.
Jenni has recently taken up a new post as Registrar at National Army Museum working across acquisitions, loans in and out and disposals. Before this, Jenni worked as Exhibitions Officer delivering temporary exhibitions and supporting the touring exhibition programme. Jenni also worked as Assistant Registrar at the Science Museum where she began working on historic loans and disposals and moved into acquisitions, loans out and exhibitions. Jenni has also undertaken a collections review project with UCL whilst studying for her MA in Museum Studies and undertook work placements with the Hunterian Museum and Foundling Museum.
Olivia is currently the Registrar at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts (SCVA) in Norwich, handling all aspects of their busy loans and exhibitions programme alongside managing the permanent collections. She enjoys working on varied projects and with SCVAs diverse collection, spanning ancient objects to contemporary art.
Before returning to Norwich, where Olivia completed her MA in Museum Studies, she worked in numerous positions at museums of different shapes and sizes, including the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, and the Powell-Cotton Museum in Kent.
Helen has been working in Collections Management for the past 14 years, with a range of museum, library and archival collections at a range of institutions including the National Maritime Museum, Fishbourne Roman Palace and the Glamorgan Archives. Helen has been at the Horniman Museum and Gardens since 2009 in the Collections Management team, mainly based at the Museum’s offsite storage facility where she deputise managing the Study Collections Centre and also coordinate the Museum’s loan programme. Helen has previously volunteered on the URKG committee and is very excited to be part of the ERC 2018 committee.
Sara is currently the Senior Assistant Registrar at the Victoria and Albert Museum, where she manages large scale outgoing loans and the programme for the long-term loans to and from the Museum. Prior to the V&A Sara worked in a variety of institutions, from the National Trust to the Royal Museums Greenwich and the Museum of London.
Alyson manages the team of Collection Registrars at Tate and is responsible for the operational planning, management and development of the Registrars team, delivering consistent standards of care and management for the artworks in Tate’s collection. Alyson is very much looking forward to delivering an exciting conference in November.
Paul started studying art at Glasgow School of Art but soon turned to the advertising sector as a creative prior to setting up and developing his own company in the art sector, Gallery Support Group. GSG grew quickly over 14 years to develop a strong reputation across the UK for art installations, lighting and exhibitions management. In 2018 the company was successfully acquired by Crown Fine Art and Paul has taken a senior role as client advisor and project manager.