“Hidden Heritage- Unseen, Unknown, Undervalued, Untold”
A PhD student in cultural planning at UWS, with a background in town planning (BA Hons), heritage conservation (MSc), Education (TQFE) and creative media (MA), having worked in various Local Authorities in North East England and the West of Scotland and as a Teaching Fellow for Historic Scotland. She is a chartered town planner (MRTPI), Full member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) and member of the Associaion of Illustrators (AoI). Her academic research interests centre around community engagement and heritage management through using digital and artistic methods. She writes a twice-weekly newsblog for the Institute of Historic Building Conservation and runs an award winning freelance digital interpretation and illustration practice.