About me

                                                          Employment

 Since 1998 -   Running a restoration and conservation workshop (relocating from Hertfordshire to Chichester,

                       West Sussex in 2004). Clients include private collections, the Heritage sector and

                       individual owners.

 

  2006- 2007   Curator of Horology                                                 The British Museum, London

                       Responsible for the conservation of the clocks and watches collection.

 

  Since 2007 -  Contract Horological Conservator                              Society Of Antiquaries, London

 

  Since 2010 -  Associate Tutor on the Clocks Programme                 West Dean College,  West Sussex

 

                                                     Education and Experience

  2014 - 2015  Lead Conservator                                                  Temple Newsam House, Leeds Museums

                       Major project to restore to working condition and conserve an 18th century mechanical

                       organ clock made by George Pyke.

 

  2013             Higher accreditation as Fellow with the British Horological Institute (FBHI)

            

  2005-2006    Professional Development Diploma                          West Dean College, West Sussex

                       Pass with Distinction

                       The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers prize for the student showing most potential.

                       Work placements at the British Museum, London and The Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia.

 

  2004 - 2005  Postgraduate Diploma - Conservation/Restoration of Clocks   West Dean College, West Sussex

                       Pass with Distinction

                       The Chairman of Trustees prize for the best West Dean student's work of the year.

                       The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers prize for the student showing most potential.

                       Completed the portfolio and final exam to become accredited by the British Horological

                       Institute (BHI).

 

  1998             Became business partner                                        Clock repair workshop, Hertfordshire

 

  1998             Horological training                                                 Hackney College, London

 

  1988 - 1998   Quality Control Inspector                                       Pitney Bowes Manufacturing, Harlow