The Trust is seeking an experienced research volunteer to support and grow our operations. Being able to post regular, interesting, relevant and timely posts about architectural, cultural and social histories is key to expanding the Trust’s social
Laura Crossley is an experienced executive in the heritage sector, with an extensive track record in cultural and regeneration programmes that meet the needs of communities. She comes to LHBT from the National Football Museum where she was a member of the senior leadership team as well as being an independent cultural consultant to a range of heritage bodies. She has worked with the History of Science Museum, the National Trust, the Sheringham Museum and the Norwich Heritage Economic and Regeneration Trust. She also holds a PhD from the University of Leicester and a MA from the University of Salford.
Jane has worked as finance manager for a wide range of small to medium sized organisations; in the commercial and charities sectors as well as in social housing. She has been in charge of the finances of an architects’ practice with 55 staff, in charge of invoicing and liaising with local authority clients and invoicing on behalf of all professionals working on a project. She has also worked for small community organisations and charities, providing financial reporting and forecasting to enable those organisations apply for grants and loans and take strategic decisions to secure their future financial security. She brings extensive experience of good practice from all these sectors to running the finances of small organisations. She also has a PhD in Medieval Archaeology which was published as an academic book.