Ros Allwood – Cultural Services Manager
As head of the Museum Service, Ros is responsible for the finances and strategic direction of the service.
Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews – Museum Curator and Heritage Access Officer
Keith cares for, manages and develops the museum collections to standards required for Museum Accreditation. He is responsible for liaising with archaeological contractors for the deposition of their finds and archives. He also delivers outreach for the museum (especially talks and walks), manages the Local Studies Centre and is responsible for identifying object enquiries.
Matthew Platt – Assistant Curator
Matthew assists with the day-to-day running of the museum, helping to manage the collections and cataloguing as well as delivering activities within the museum.
Cas Sanders – Museum Curator and Learning Officer
Cas manages and delivers the Museum Learning Service, including the Museum Education Loans Service. She also organises holiday and other workshops at the museum.
Rebecca Barkus – Activities Officer
Rebecca is helping us to reach a wider audience by developing new activities in the museum, thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Patricia Day – Visitor Services Assistant
Brenda Downie – Visitor Services Assistant
Alison Fell-Gordon – Visitor Services Assistant
Nicky Nicoll – Visitor Services Assistant
William Stafford – Visitor Services Assistant
Joelle van Giap – Visitor Services Assistant
Nicola Viinikka – Visitor Services Assistant
Patricia, Brenda, Alison, Nicky, William, Joelle and Nicola welcome all visitors, give brief gallery tours, work on Reception and sell shop items.
Ian Day – Museum Technician
Ian produces and maintains the display and exhibition furniture throughout North Hertfordshire Museum and Hitchin Town Hall. He assists with the set up and take down of temporary exhibitions, and maintains and repairs Museum Education Loans cases and handling objects, as well as checking and maintaining environmental monitoring equipment throughout North Hertfordshire Museum/Hitchin Town Hall.
Caroline Traylen – Support Officer
Magda Rea – Support Officer
Caroline and Magda provide administrative support for all aspects of the Museum and Hitchin Town Hall. They also staff the Reception Desk, greeting visitors, answering the telephone and making sales.