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Meet the team

The London Museum Development team only deals with enquiries from the regional museums sector. If you have a more general Museum of London enquiry, please contact [email protected]

Yvette Shepherd

Museum Development Officer, Organisational Health
email: [email protected]

Yvette leads on forward planning and sustainability, manages the Recharge, Fund the Future, Climate Action and local authority programmes and is the lead in London for the national Roots & Branches programme. She also provides general advice and support with accreditation to museums in south and west London.

Helen O’Hara

Museum Development Officer, Central & East London
email: [email protected]

Helen provides general advice as well as support with accreditation to museums in central and east London. She also manages the team's communications through the Twitter/X account, the website and the regular EUpdates (usually fortnightly). If you would like to subscribe to this, please sign up on our news page.

For information on submitting items for inclusion in the EUpdate newsletter, please see latest version of the EUpdate itself on our News page and limit your unformatted copy to 60 words total and webpage link.

Rachael Crofts

Museum Development Officer, Audiences
email: [email protected]

Rachael provides and signposts advice on audience development issues, such as engaging with communities, children and young people, audience evaluation, and linking to audience campaigns. She also manages the Diversity Matters, Measuring Up and Family Friendly programmes, and is the lead in London for the national EDI programme.

Ben Travers

Regional Museum Development Manager
email: [email protected]

Ben leads on regional programming and manages the MDO team. He leads on the Museum of London regional partnerships and provides general support and advice and support with accreditation to museums in north London.