Former Interim Director, Simon Wardell, accepted the Trustees’ invitation to take up the permanent position of Museum Director in June 2018. Prior to supporting the Museum in an HR and management capacity since 2015, Simon worked as an independent consultant specialising in team building, individual coaching and business development for a variety of charitable organisations and individual clients in the South East.
His career started at John Lewis Partnership where he spent 26 years across a variety of management roles. Simon has passion and enthusiasm for history and heritage, and as Museum Director he will continue his role in supporting the Museum’s staff and volunteers – building shared values and a shared vision, which will enable the Museum to deliver a truly exceptional visitor experience.
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