Museum Contacts

For general enquiries, please contact:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History,
Parks Road,
Oxford, OX1 3PW
Telephone:  01865 272 950



Director: Paul

Museum Executive Assistant: Hannah Betts;



Earth Collections

Head of Earth Collections: Eliza Howlett;

Collections Manager: Duncan Murdock;

Collections Manager: Emma Nicholls;

Collections Assistant: Emily Swaby;

Conservator: Juliet Hay;

Life Collections

Head of Life Collections: Zoë Simmons;

Collections Manager: Mark Carnall;

Collections Manager: James

Collections Manager: Darren Mann;

Collections Manager: Amoret Spooner;

Collections Assistant: Rob Douglas;

Conservator: Jackie Chapman-Gray;

Print and Digital Collections

Digital Collections Manager: Sarah Joomun;

Collections Management Systems Manager: Łukasz Kowalski

Librarian and Archivist: Danielle Czerkaszyn;

Project Archivist: Marina Afonso;


Head of Research: Paul Smith;

Deputy Head of Research: Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente;

Senior Researcher: Ross Anderson;

Senior Researcher: Sammy De Grave;

Senior Researcher | NERC Independent Research Fellow: Frankie Dunn;

Leverhulme Research Fellow; Leonidas

Post-doctoral Research Assistant: Piyush Sriwastava;

Doctoral Researcher: Helen Goulston;

Doctoral Researcher: Ellie King;

Doctoral Researcher: Grace Exley;

Research Assistant: Carolyn Lewis;

Operations, Facilities, and Events

Head of Operations: Laura Ashby;

Accounts Assistant: Anne Atkinson;

Accountant: Nicole

Building Manager: Peter Johnson;

Events Manager: Paris Grovenor;

Deputy Events Manager: María Rodríguez Barrantes;

Maintenance Technician: Ben Wilsker;

Museum Cleaning Technician: Eva Bosher-Krivanova;

Visitor Services

Visitor Services Manager:  Ellie Talbot;; she/her/hers

Deputy Visitor Services Manager: Robert Parker;; he/him/his

Visitor Services Assistant: Molly Appleby;; she/her/hers

Visitor Services Assistant: Camille Britton;; she/her/hers

Visitor Services Assistant: Isaac Caseby;

Visitor Services Assistant: Jane Griffin;

Visitor Services Assistant: Navigator Ndhlovu;

Visitor Services Assistant: Silvia Pinna;; she/her/hers

Visitor Services Assistant: Barbara Souto Dos Santos;

Visitor Services Assistant: Rose Schwenninger;

Visitor Services Assistant: Natália Timaniková;


Shop Manager: Fitri Puspitasari;; she/her/hers

Retail Assistant: Lucy Holmes;; she/her/hers

Shop Assistant: Kannika Wright;

Shop Assistant: Marie-Gwendolyn Cox;

Public Engagement

Head of Public Engagement: Janet Stott;

Head of Learning: Sarah Lloyd;

Bookings Administrator and Education Assistant: Jenny Hulmes;

Education Officer: Chris Jarvis;

Education Officer (covering parental leave): Anya Jung;

Youth Programme Leader: Maya Lucas;

Youth Programme Leader: Claire Marr;

Exhibitions Officer: Ellena Grillo;

Exhibitions Officer (covering parental leave): Leanne Melbourne;

Redisplay Project Manager: Rachel Parle;

Digital Engagement Manager and Redisplay Project Manager: Scott Billings;

Interpretation and Project Officer: Natasha Smith;

Social Media and Communications Officer: Sarah Bell;

Web and Communications Officer: Ella McKelvey;


GLAM Volunteer Service and Community Engagement Service

Head of Volunteering: Joy Todd;

Volunteer Engagement Officer: Caroline Moreau;

Volunteer Service Assistant: Maryam Gohari;

Community Engagement Officer: Susan Griffiths;; she/her/hers

Community Engagement Officer (Older People): Beth McDougall;

Community Engagement Service Assistant: Hayleigh Jutson;