Staff Directory

You can contact Manchester Art Gallery via our main telephone number, on 0161 235 8888, or you can contact individual staff members below.

If you have general enquiries, please use the Get in Touch form, and if you’d like to keep up with whats on at the gallery, please join our newsletter.


Director Alistair Hudson
Directors Assistant – Helen Fairs
Senior Operational Lead – Amanda Wallace
Collections And Assets Assistant – Bev Hogg
Data Manager – Helen Mark  


Senior Curator – Natasha Howes
Curator: Contemporary Art – Fiona Corridan
Curator: Contemporary Art – Clare Gannaway
Curator: Contemporary Art – Kate Jesson
Curator: Costume – Rosie Gnatiuk
Curator: Costume – Miles Lambert
Curator: Craft And Design – Janet Boston
Curator: Craft And Design – Jennifer Mckellar
Curator: Fine Art – Rebecca Milner
Curator: Fine Art – Hannah Williamson
Curator – Nikita Gill
Curator: Platt Hall – Liz Mitchell
Research Curator: Manchester Together Archive – Konstantinos Arvanitis


Learning & Engagement Lead – Ronan Brindley
Senior Learning Manager: Schools And Colleges – Emma Carroll
Learning Manager: Communities – Ruth Edson
Learning Manager: Families – Katy Mccall
Learning Manager: Lifelong Learning – Meg Parnell
Learning Manager: Adults and Young People – Kate Day
Learning Manager: Health & Wellbeing – Louise Thompson
Learning Support Officer – Lorraine Callaghan

Collection Management 

Senior Galleries Registrar – Phillippa Milner
Collection Information Manager – John Peel
Loans Manager – Siân Stephenson
Manchester Together Archive Officer – Eleanor Mckenzie


Senior Conservator – Claire Grundy
Paintings Conservator – Julia Jackson
Frames & Furniture Conservator – Chris Russell
Collection Care Officer – Sarah Rainbow
Collection Care Officer: Dress & Textiles – Sarah Walton
Technical Coordinator – Hannah Tolmie


Head Of Development – Jo Beggs
Development Manager – Lucy Butcher
Friends Membership Manager – Andrew Turner

Communication and Marketing

Digital Manager – Chiara Ludolini
Campaigns Manager – Catherine Ryan
Digital Communications Officer – Sarah Randles


Commercial Lead – Amy Haigh
Retail Merchandiser – Ann Doohan
Retail Manager – Lindsay Mcculloch
Retail Buyer – Lisa Mouncey
Senior Events Manager – Victoria Wilson
Events Manager – Patrick Gaffney
Events Manager – Debbie Kay
Business Events Assistant  – Marie Bergin
Head Chef – Adam Leavy
Catering Manager – Eva Remmel

Visitor Service And Operations

Visitor Engagement Manager – Chad McGitchie Simpson
Gallery Officer – William Barwick
Gallery Officer – Tudor Jones
Gallery Officer – Anthony Simpson
Gallery Officer – Edward Thomson
Gallery Officer – Samantha White
Gallery Officer – Jakub Wyszkowski
Operations Assistant – Paul Morley