• Museum in the Park © SWMD / Amanda Harman Photography
    Museum in the Park © SWMD / Amanda Harman Photography

Who We Are

South West Museum Development (SWMD) are a team of Museum Development professionals who offer specialist support services to museums throughout the region.

For contact details, click on the different specialism or location based role below, or call our central team office on 0117 922 4653.

Central Team

Victoria Harding, Programme & Project Manager
South West Museum Development
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Office: 0117 922 4653 Mobile: 07827 979 725
E-mail: [email protected]

Roz Bonnet, Programme & Projects Officer
South West Museum Development
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Office: 0117 9223618 Mobile: 07887 451 778
E-mail: [email protected]

Abigail Millican, Programme Coordinator
South West Museum Development
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Office: 0117 922 4653
E-mail: [email protected]

Isabel Humphreys, Museum Development Apprentice
South West Museum Development
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Office: 0117 922 4653
E-mail: [email protected]

Digital Engagement Officer

Sarah Madden, Digital Engagement Officer 
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Office: 0117 35 25615 Mobile:07867 370 546
E-mail: [email protected]

Conservation Development Officer

Helena Jaeschke, Conservation Development Officer 
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX
Office: 01392 265 951 Mobile: 07792 213217
E-mail: [email protected]

Sustainable Volunteering Officer

Eleanor Moore, Sustainable Volunteering Officer
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Mobile: 07827 306 227
E-mail: [email protected]

Audience and Insights Officer

Rachel Miller, Audience and Insights Officer
South West Museum Development
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Office: 0117 922 3841  Mobile: 07392 272 801
Email: [email protected]

Bath & North East Somerset and Swindon MDO

Alex Gibson, Bath & North East Somerset and Swindon
South West Museum Development
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Mobile: 07887451759
Email: [email protected]

Bristol and South Gloucestershire MDO

Jason Finch, Bristol and South Gloucestershire
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1RL
Mobile: 07584 581 266
E-mail: [email protected]

Cornwall MDO

Bryony Robins, Cornwall
Cornwall Museums Partnership, Office 116 Krowji, West Park, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3AJ
Office: 01209 500750
E-mail: [email protected]

Devon MDOs

Susan Eddisford, East and West Devon, South Hams, Exeter and Torbay
Community Museums Officer
Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3LS
Office: 01392 265967
E-mail: [email protected]

Pippa Griffith, Mid-Devon
Curator and Museum Development Officer
Tiverton Museum of Mid-Devon Life, Beck’s Square, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PJ
Office: 01884 256295
E-mail: [email protected]

Alison Mills, North Devon & Torridge
Museums Development Manager
Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon, The Square, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8LN
Office: 01271 346747
E-mail: [email protected]

Susan Eddisford, Teignbridge
Community Museums Officer
Teignbridge District Council
E-mail: [email protected]

Dorset, Bournemouth & Poole MDO

Victoria de Wit, Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole
Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1RP
Office: 01305 228931 Mobile: 07876 790 641
E-mail: [email protected]

Gloucestershire MDO

Jason Finch, Gloucestershire
South West Museum Development
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1RL
Mobile: 07584 581 266
E-mail: [email protected]

Somerset MDO

Rachel Bellamy, Somerset
Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6SF
Office: 01823 347 454  Mobile: 07961 674122
E-mail: [email protected]

Wiltshire MDO

Heather Perry, Wiltshire
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Cocklebury Rd, Chippenham SN15 3QN
Office: 01249 705525
E-mail: [email protected]