Heather joined the Board in 2019 and is the Trust’s Honorary Curator. She was Librarian and Keeper of Collections at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, where she established the Polar Museum. She also chaired the University of Cambridge Museums Steering Group. She is a cultural heritage consultant and an expert advisor to the National Lottery Heritage Fund; she has been interim Chief Executive of Scarborough Museums Trust, worked on the Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City bid and managed the renovation of the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge. She is a keen gardener and lives in Littondale.