Júlia has a Masters Degree in Object Conservation from the University of Lincoln and also holds a Graduate Diploma in Metalwork Conservation from West Dean College. Júlia is the Metals Conservator for the Landesamt für Denkmalpflege in Baden-Württemberg (Germany). Prior to this, she was based in the UK completing temporary contracts at museums such as the National Museums Scotland, the Hunterian Museum and the National Maritime Museum, she has also worked in the private sector.
Libby Ireland is a recent graduate from the MSc in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums at University College London where she also undertook the MA in Principles of Conservation. She is currently an Assistant Sculpture Conservator at Tate. Her research interests include contemporary art conservation, decision-making and modern materials.
Having originally trained as a biologist, a change in career has led to Sam working as a fine art technician with over five years’ experience in one of the country’s leading art logistic companies. For the past year, Sam has been doing a Masters in Principles of Conservation at UCL and he looks forward to further developing his career within the industry.
Sofie Chandler-Heal is a recent graduate in Principles of Conservation MA at University College London. Sofie’s previous positions have predominantly been in frame conservation in the private sector. The focus of her MA has involved the conservation of modern and contemporary art and the preservation of exterior works of art.
Having gained her BA (Hons) and Masters in object conservation at the University of Lincoln, Rebecca has since gone on to conserve an Anglo-Saxon skeleton as part of a new gallery development at The Oxfordshire Museum, care for the collections and historic environment at Belton House (National Trust), and work as a freelance conservator. She is currently working for Lincoln Conservation where she is involved with restoring decorative interior schemes for on-site projects, as well as conserving ceramic objects. With a passion for bringing conservation to a public audience, Rebecca is also keen to engage support for the industry.
Arianne gained an MA in Principles of Conservation from UCL and an MSc in Conservation Studies from UCL Qatar. Her interests lie in the conservation of ethnographic and modern and contemporary art collections, as well as materials science. Since graduating in 2016 she has held several conservation positions in the Middle East. She is currently employed as a Consultant Objects Conservator at the National Museum of Qatar.