Meet our archive advice and information team
With 30 years’ experience in archive and records management, Adrian leads the archive team who provide access to and expertise on collections, and ensure the long-term preservation of the archive collections. They are specialists in collections management practice, archive digitisation, conservation, archival research and guidance, customer engagement and accessibility.
Alice is part of the team which provides access to and expert advice on the collections on-site and remotely. Her particular interest is early modern religious, social and cultural history between about 1500 and 1800.
Anthony has over 15 years’ experience of working with customers in the Museums, Archives and Libraries sectors with diverse roles in museums and heritage centres. Passionate about the natural world and the history of natural history he trained as a naturalist at the NHM in 2015. He is now a committee member of the Earthworm Society of Britain and is a fellow of The Linnean Society of London.
Carol's special interest is nineteenth century women's history and school records. Formerly a teacher, she is passionate about helping all customers, and children in particular, to learn from primary sources.
Qualified in 2011, Claire has worked in the archive sector since 2005. She works closely with the collections and depositors as well as ensuring that the customer experience is straightforward, informative and enjoyable. Claire is particularly interested in enhancing the experience and management of volunteers, for our own service and nationally.
Jasmine has 7 years’ experience working with customers across the Museum and Gallery sector. Passionate about art and history she previously worked at Tate and as a Curatorial Assistant at Central Saint Martins’ Museum & Study Collection in London – first working in their archives as a volunteer while studying History of Art. In 2019, she gained a master’s degree in Curating and Collections from Chelsea College of Arts.
Julia has over 15 years' experience of helping customers research Worcestershire’s history. Her personal interests include 18th and 19th century industrial history and Worcestershire's cultural heritage.
Oliver joined in 2021, having previously worked for the Conwy Archive Service. He played a key role in the Archives and Records Council Wales’ Digital Preservation Working Group, working closely with The National Library of Wales. Having qualified in 2010, he has further postgraduate education in Digital Recordkeeping. His experience of digital preservation will complement the already highly skilled Archive and Archaeology team. His role is to implement a Digital Preservation solution to make available born digital content deposited with us.
Teresa has 12 years experience of working with customers and providing access to the archive collections. She regularly leads projects to ensure that the customer experience on-site and remotely is a positive one. She is particularly interested in local history, especially the history of the City of Worcester.
Tom joined the Service in 2021 as a Trainee Archivist, and has remained on the team as an Archives Assistant. Interested in modern social histories and untold stories, he graduated in History in 2021 and is currently working towards his Archive and Records Management MA. Tom has a background in hospital administration and amateur journalism. He is keen to preserve Worcestershire’s heritage and contribute to the Archive sector.
Zoe van Well
Zoe became a qualified Archivist and Records Manager in 2011 after having previously worked for the British Postal Museum and Archive and volunteering in archives such as The National Portrait Gallery. Since then she has worked in Local Authority settings and gained experience in Electronic Records Management. With a Fine Art background she is very keen for archival records to be used by all for creative and wellbeing purposes.