Meet our archive collections services 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.
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.
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.
Rhonda is responsible for the preservation and conservation of a wide range of mainly paper-based material. She graduated from West Dean College, Chichester, with a Graduate Diploma in Conservation/Restoration of Books and Library Materials. Prior to joining the team Rhonda was employed to conserve the records of Broadmoor Hospital.
Steven joined the team as Senior Archival Photographer in January 2022. Graduating with a degree in Editorial Photography and further postgraduate study in Clinical Photography, he brings with him over 20 years photography experience He recently joined WAAS at The Hive, moving from a career in Medical Photography for the NHS. It was this background that gave him the skills, and attention to detail, required for the digitisation of the many precious items in our collection. His role is to Digitise the many unique items within the archives for our service users and for external clients.
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.