Helen Maclagan, BA

Heritage, museum and cultural specialist, independent since 2011.

Skills and experience include:

  • Leading heritage and cultural services
  • Policy and strategy formulation and review
  • Initiating and delivering capital, digital and field projects
  • Building and sustaining partnerships
  • Facilitating seminars and workshops
  • Consultation with local and national stakeholders
  • Implementing organisational change

Previously: Cultural Management Advisor, Burkina Faso (West Africa); Head of Heritage and Culture (Museums and Arts) Warwickshire County Council; Head of Museum Service, WCC; County Archaeologist, WCC.

Currently: Director (Culture Portfolio), UK National Commission for UNESCO; Vice-Chair, Council for British Archaeology; Member, National Trust Archaeology Panel; Mentor, Heritage Lottery Fund; Director, Warwickspace community enterprise company. Formerly: member of English Heritage advisory committees and Commissioner of the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.

Clients include: Herefordshire Council, the Marches Network, the Beckett Company, Alcester Heritage Trust.