Museum contacts

For general enquiries, please contact:

Oxford University Museum of Natural History,
Parks Road,
Oxford, OX1 3PW

Telephone: 01865 272 950



Director: Paul

Deputy Director: Janet

Museum Executive Assistant: Emma Thomas;


Earth Collections

Head of Earth Collections: Eliza Howlett;

Conservator: Juliet Hay;

Collections Manager: Hilary Ketchum;

Collections Manager: Robert Knight;


Nuneham team

Project Assistant: Peter Brown;

Project Assistant: Chantelle Dollimore;

Project Assistant: Neil Owen;

Conservator: Jackie Chapman-Gray;

Life Collections

Head of Life Collections: Darren Mann;

Collections Manager: Mark Carnall;

Image Technician: Katherine

Collections Manager: James

Collections Manager: Zoë Simmons;

Collections Manager: Amoret Spooner;

Collections Manager: Eileen Westwig;

Print and Digital collections

Head of Print and Digital collections: Kate Diston; (on maternity leave until 2020)

Digital Collections Manager: Sarah Joomun;

Senior Archives and Library Assistant: Danielle Czerkaszyn;

Museum Archivist: Emily Chen;

Documentation Assistant: Sophie Misson;



Head of Operations: Wendy Shepherd;

Accounts Clerk: Anne Atkinson;

Events Manager: Laura Ashby;



Building Manager: Peter Johnson;

Museum Cleaner: Gary Coates;

Museum Maintenance Technician: Adam Fisk;


Front of house

Front of House Manager: Clare Denton;

Deputy Front of House Manager: Michelle Alcock;

Visitor Services Assistant: Michelle Alcock;

Visitor Services Assistant: Gemma Allerton;

Visitor Services Assistant: Jane Griffin;

Visitor Services Assistant: Louis Lofthouse;

Visitor Services Assistant: Navigator Ndhlovu;

Visitor Services Assistant: Safron Marriott;

Visitor Services Assistant: Robert Parker;



Shop Manager: Fitri Puspitasari;

Retail Assistant: Lucy Shott;

Retail Assistant: Corinna Crowther;

Retail Assistant: Gina Hardy;


Public Engagement

Head of Public Engagement: Janet Stott;

Public Engagement Manager: Rachel Parle;

Digital Engagement Manager: Scott Billings;

Digital Content and Analysis Manager: Georgina Brooke;

Exhibitions Officer: Katherine Clough;

Exhibitions Officer: Ellena Grillo; (on maternity leave until 2020)

Education Officer: Chris Jarvis;

Education Officer: Jenny Hulmes;

Education Officer: Sarah Lloyd;

Families Officer: Carly Smith Huggins;

Exhibitions Officer: Kelly Richards;


Cross-Museums Volunteers and Community Engagement Service

Head of Volunteers and Outreach: Joy Todd;

Community Outreach Officer: Nicola Bird;

Volunteer and Outreach Officer: Hayleigh Jutson;

Community Engagement Officer: Susan Griffiths;

Volunteers Admin Assistant: Michalina Szymanska;



Head of Research: Paul Smith;

Deputy Head of Research, Museum Research Fellow: Imran Rahman;

Senior Researcher: Sammy De Grave;

Research Fellow: Frankie Dunn;

Research Fellow: Jack Matthews;

Leverhulme Research Fellow: Duncan Murdock;

Leverhulme Research Fellow: James Neenan;

Museum Research Fellow: Ricardo Perez de la Fuente;

Research Fellow: Lauren Sumner-Rooney;

Doctoral Researcher: Helen Goulston;

Doctoral Researcher: Elaine Charwat;

Doctoral Researcher: Susan Newell;

Research Technician: Carolyn Lewis;

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