Programme Leader, Conservation - Ceramics and Related Materials
Programme Leader, MA Conservation Studies
Lorna has been a tutor then Programme Leader at West Dean College for fifteen years and prior to that was employed as a conservator in national institutions and in the private sector. Those experiences have helped her to develop an understanding of the profession in different contexts and enable her to offer support to students whose career paths may also be varied.
"As an accredited conservator I adhere to the guiding principles of the profession and this has been augmented by a role as an Intern Advisor for Icon (The Institute of Conservation). This has allowed me to participate in monitoring and mentoring intern development and also support my networking within the profession. Maintaining practical skills through workshop practice with students means I can enjoy the holistic nature of the role of conservator."
Research interests: As a member of Icon (International Council of Museums) Lorna has developed research interests in enamel on metal, participating in working group meetings and maintaining affiliations with colleagues.
Lorna is an accredited member of Icon, member of ICOM and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.