Professional Summary

About Me

Management and promotional experience of more than 500 destinations and attractions; including historic abbeys, ruined and standing castles, stately homes, various types of museums, sites of national historical importance, ancient monuments; World Heritage Sites, theatres, conference venues, historic parks, landscapes and areas of outstanding natural beauty

Working with some of the most renowned destinations and cultural brands

Having managed many varied restoration, consolidation and development projects, I am an experienced senior executive with exceptional leadership skills in destination management, strategic marketing, promotional planning, policy creation, business development, people management, project management, collections management and exemplary customer service

With an extensive knowledge of the visitor economy, cost saving principles, web based technologies and contemporary business systems; with a comprehensive portfolio of responsibilities and experience, including tourism, heritage, culture, museums, marketing, public relations, partnerships and stakeholder development, collections rationalisation, corporate promotions, funding applications, business risk avoidance and legal compliance

I sit on a number of regional and national Boards for charities, culture and tourism organisations

I am also a Fine Artist and Curator