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: Hannah Betts;

Earth Collections

Head of Earth Collections: Eliza Howlett;

Collections Manager: Hilary Ketchum;

Conservator: Juliet Hay;

Project Officer: Neil Owen;

Life Collections

Head of Life Collections: Darren Mann;

Collections Manager: Mark Carnall;

Collections Manager: James

Collections Manager: Zoë Simmons;

Conservator: Jackie Chapman-Gray;

Image Technician: Katherine

Collections Assistant: Robyn Crowther;

Collections Assistant: Rob Douglas;

HOPE for the Future project - collections

Collections Manager: Amoret Spooner;

Collections Assistant: Louis Lofthouse;

Collections Assistant: Ryan Mitchell;

Collections Assistant: Steven Williams;

HOPE Apprentice: Tom Greenway;

Print and Digital collections

Digital Collections Manager: Sarah Joomun;

Librarian: Danielle Czerkaszyn;


Head of Operations: Wendy Shepherd;

Accounts Clerk: Anne Atkinson;


Events Manager: Laura Ashby;

Deputy Events Manager: Megan Maclean;


Building Manager: Peter Johnson;

Maintenance Technician: Cara Powell;

Museum Cleaner: Gary Coates;

Front of house

Front of House Manager: Clare Denton;

Deputy Front of House Manager: Michelle Alcock;

Deputy Front of House Manager: Julia King;

Visitor Services Assistant: Steve Cole;

Visitor Services Assistant: Jane Griffin;

Visitor Services Assistant: Navigator Ndhlovu;

Visitor Services Assistant: Robert Parker;

Visitor Services Assistant: Emma Ware;

Front of house - seasonal

Visitor Services Assistant: William Hunter

Visitor Services Assistant: Evie Granat

Visitor Services Assistant: Carlos Fernandez Gonzalez


Shop Manager: Fitri Puspitasari;

Retail Assistant: Thomas Edgeworth;

Retail Assistant: Lucy Shott;

Retail - seasonal

Shop Assistant: Susan Everiss

Shop Assistant: Clement Lofthouse

Shop Assistant: Hannah Stott

Shop Assistant: Mia Thompson

Public Engagement

Head of Public Engagement: Janet Stott;

Public Engagement Manager: Rachel Parle; (on maternity leave until late 2020)

Digital Engagement Manager/Redisplay Project Manager: Scott Billings;

Digital Content and Analysis Manager: Rosie Hayes; 

Exhibitions Officer: Katherine Clough;

Exhibitions Officer: Ellena Grillo;

Exhibitions Officer: Kelly Richards; (on maternity leave until mid 2020)

Head of Learning: Sarah Lloyd;

Education Officer: Jenny Hulmes;

Education Officer: Chris Jarvis;

Part-Time Education Officer - Families, Young People and Secondary Science (Maternity Cover): Ana Wallis;

Education Bookings Assistant: Michelle Alcock;

Families Officer: Carly Smith Huggins; (on maternity leave until late 2020)

HOPE for the Future project - learning

HOPE Project Manager: Anna Jones;

Learning Officer: Rodger Caseby;

Learning Officer: Susie Glover;

Learning Officer: Kate Jaeger;


Head of Research: Paul Smith;

Deputy Head of Research: Imran Rahman;

Senior Researcher: Sammy De Grave;

1851 Research Fellow: Frankie Dunn;

Leverhulme Research Fellow: Duncan Murdock;

Museum Research Fellow: Ricardo Perez de la Fuente;

Museum Research Fellow: Lauren Sumner-Rooney;

Doctoral Researcher: Helen Goulston;

Doctoral Researcher: Elaine Charwat;

Doctoral Researcher: Susan Newell;

Doctoral Researcher: Ellie King;

Palaeobiology Technician: Carolyn Lewis;

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;