Gallery & Technical Manager
Alastair is responsible for technical aspects of gallery running and production, coming from a range of experience in galleries and institutions. Most recently he worked at The Barbican Centre providing audiovisual solutions for exhibitions and live projects, and carries a background in development of spaces such as The Museum of Everything, as well as various art and sound projects.
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Venue and Event Sales Manager
Chelsey is responsible for the exclusive hire of Science Gallery London to both corporate and private clients. She has a degree in Event Management from Plymouth University and has worked in some of London’s most unique and exciting venues from ZSL London Zoo to The Gherkin delivering successful events.
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Emma heads up the communications team. She joined from a global marketing agency for the arts where she managed campaigns for several national museums, galleries and heritage sites, as well as festivals, theatre and live entertainment. Previously, she led on digital marketing at Royal Museums Greenwich. Emma has also worked in audience development and as a Producer for independent theatre companies.
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Community Engagement Manager
Esther leads on community engagement and the Young Leaders programme. She has a background in science education, managing the outreach programme for the community festival SMASHfestUK. Esther has previously worked for; Science Museum, V&A, Museum of London, Centre of the Cell, and National Citizen Service. If you’re a community group in Southwark or Lambeth, do get in touch.
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Front of House Assistant
Fernando is part of the team responsible for the day to day running of the shop and making sure visitors have a great experience at the gallery. Fernando has extensive experience in the hospitality and customer service fields, and has worked in the production of big scale high-profile cultural events at venues such as the Barbican, the Southbank Centre and the British Library.
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Hannah Redler Hawes
Hannah is an independent art curator and science communicator who specialises in cross-discipline projects involving international artists and researchers in galleries, museums, digital and public space. Alongside her other projects Hannah is also Associate Curator in Residence at the Open Data Institute (ODI) where she works with artist Julie Freeman co-directing the Data as Culture art programme.
Front of House Team Leader
Jamie manages the Front of House team with his tag-team partner Nike. He has worked across a number of arts organisations across London including the ICA and Unicorn Theatre. Jamie is also an artist and presented his performance lecture ‘Blood on the Streets’ during the BLOOD seasons at both Science Gallery London and Dublin.
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Head of Programming (Maternity Leave)
Jen runs the exhibition and event programme. She has a background in exhibition development and experience production, a degree in Natural Sciences, and an M.Phil in History & Philosophy of Science. She is co-founder of Guerilla Science Ltd. and has previously worked for the Dana Centre, Wellcome Collection, Science Museum and Natural History Museum.
Jessie assists with the exhibition and event programme. She has an English Literature degree and previously worked creating digital content for Science Gallery London and marketing Utopia 2016 for the Cultural Institute, King's College London. Jessie worked in several Manchester schools with the Tutor Trust, and continues to work with school students as a Debating Matters judge.
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Communications & Marketing Freelance Support
Jo is currently supporting the Communications and Marketing team at Science Gallery London. Jo is a CIM-qualified arts marketing and communications freelancer. Jo has worked with several cultural venues including Wellcome Collection, Glyndebourne, Charleston and Whitechapel Gallery.
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Head of Programming (Maternity Cover)
John is responsible for the exhibition and events programme. An artist by vocation and training, John has an MRes. in Digital Media and has worked within exhibition production for a diverse range of organisations including FACT, the National Football Museum and the Science Museum Group. During 2011-12 John was artist in residence within Life Sciences at the University of Liverpool.
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Judit is one of our Production Assistants, helping out with the exhibition and event programme. She trained in Neuroscience at King’s and has a background in Science Communication and Journalism. Judit is also Editor-in-chief of PLASMA magazine and has previously worked within exhibition and event production in London and Berlin.
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Projects and Office Manager
Kate manages the office and leads on operational and special projects. She has a wealth of experience in administration, logistics and office management and has previously worked in the charity and health sectors. Kate has a degree in Photographic Arts and continues to also work as a freelance photographer in her own time.
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Public Engagement Manager
Louise works as part of Impact & Engagement Services, supporting researchers to develop their public engagement practice by capitalising on Science Gallery’s expertise and networks. She is a trained neuroscientist, and as Co-Founder of London Brain Project her engagement practice sits within the fields of art-science and arts in health.
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Matt heads up the Science Gallery Café and all event catering at Science Gallery London. Previously Matt worked across a wide range of venues from the QEII Conference Centre to Head Chef of a central London restaurant group. Most recently Matt has worked at King’s College London, first as Head Chef and then as Group Development Chef.
Events & Research Coordinator
Mel is responsible for delivering our public events, as well as linking King’s researchers with artists and creating opportunities for them to participate in our programme. She has an MSc in Science Communication, was previously a planetarium presenter and most recently worked in the Public Engagement team at the Francis Crick Institute.
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Front of House Team Leader
Nike manages the Front of House team and oversees the shop. Nike has worked in several Front of House roles at museums, most recently she set up a successful volunteer programme and Front of House team at the Garden Museum. Nike a degree in Humanities and in Nineteenth Century Studies.
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Senior Front of House Assistant
You can find Richard working in the shop or welcoming visitors to the gallery. Previously, Richard worked within the Education and the Front of House team at the V&A Museum of Childhood. Richard has a degree in Biosciences and his hobbies and interests are currently photography and DJing. Richard is also part of the Young Leaders Programme at Science Gallery London.
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Sales and Events Executive
Sarah is responsible for the co-ordination of all corporate and private hospitality. Sarah joined from Hever Castle where she led a team delivering a successful and seamless range of events. She has a wealth of experience within the events industry spanning over ten years and is focused on the finer details to ensure event objectives are met.
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Commercial & Visitor Experience Manager
Shannon manages commercial operations and is the champion for visitor experience at Science Gallery London. Shannon has a degree in Behavioural Science and also brings with her more than a decade of commercial and operations experience in the Museum sector. She has worked for the British Museum and most recently, the Charles Dickens Museum in a general manager capacity.
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Curator-Producer (SPARE PARTS)
Stéphanie works with artists to develop projects, which define places and engage people in unexpected ways. She is currently in charge of the Visual Arts programme at Kunstkraftwerk in Leipzig. Recent projects include: BeHave, an international artist residency project and a citywide exhibition and Relay, a series of temporary artworks to mark the redevelopment of King’s Cross in London.
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Director of Operations
Tim is responsible for planning and implementation of the gallery as an effective operational and commercial enterprise with an appropriate complement of professional staff in a high quality building. Previously he spent many years working for; The National Gallery, Tate, Royal Armouries at HM Tower of London, as well as in the private sector for Phillips the Auctioneers and Gallery Systems Inc.
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