Vicky Hope-Walker, Project Manager

Vicky Hope-Walker, Chief Executive Officer

Vicky has 30 years senior management experience working across the heritage, tourism and arts sectors, including several national museums. She has a long standing interest in inclusion and established Driving Inspiration in 2007 bringing Paralympians and disabled artists into schools to celebrate Paralympic history and diversity. She has been involved in establishing the NPHT since 2014.

Head and shoulders photo of Amy Coleman, Administrator at the NPHT

Amy Coleman, Administrator

Amy joined the delivery team in October 2020 as the team Administrator. Amy has experience working in fine art auction houses and more recently museums. Amy has a background in fine art and when she is not working in her artist’s studio, she is a keen runner and cyclist. Amy supports the local community as a volunteer learning support assistant for a council run art class helping adults with additional needs develop their skills and knowledge in many different areas of drawing, painting and sculpture.  

Beth Faulkner, Digital Content Manager

Beth Faulkner, Digital Content Manager

Beth leads our digital content and brings over 20 years commercial marketing experience from the private sector. Beth has responsibility for developing online content so that the heritage of the British Paralympic Movement can be enjoyed by all. In her spare time, she supports local community groups with their promotional projects.

Madalyn Baskerville, Engagement and Volunteer Manager, maternity leave cover for Elaine Phiri

Maddy has 20 years experience of working in museums across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.  She has recently worked as a freelance consultant on several digital and virtual learning projects and is passionate about the opportunities that digital engagement has to offer: firstly through the impact artefacts and stories can have on people’s lives and secondly in making heritage accessible to the widest possible audience.  She enjoys swimming, gardening and exploring in the Chilterns countryside with Oskar, her miniature Schnauzer!

 

Fiona Darling-Glinski, Learning Officer

Fiona has an academic background in the History of Sculpture and Museum Studies and has worked in a variety of arts and heritage settings including the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds and the National Trust.  Since moving to Buckinghamshire over 20 years ago, she has been a fervent advocate for socially engaged practice and has spent the last 3 years specialising in inclusive physical education and sensory integration at a local school.  Fiona relishes being in the outdoors and holds to the immersive pleasure of reading a good book.

Susy Goldstone, Assistant Administrator

Susy has a Master’s degree in Modern History from the University of Leeds, she is very excited to be working for a heritage organisation and will be supporting many aspects of the Trust’s work. Previously, Susy was the President of the University of Leeds Dancesport (Ballroom & Latin Dancing) Club, and was also the Secretary of the University’s Opera Society in a previous year. Susy is also a freelance fiction editor, and in her spare time she enjoys walking in nature, reading sci-fi/fantasy novels, and re-watching episodes of Star Trek: Voyager. 

 

Sam Brady, Assistant Learning Officer

Sam is a PhD student on a 6 month placement with the NPHT. His project, jointly supervised by the University of Glasgow and the NPHT, explores the social, political and technical history of sporting wheelchairs. As part of this work, Sam write monthly blogs for the NPHT’s website about his research and other topics. In his spare time, Sam likes to play video games, read, build Lego and cook.

Dr Rosemary Hall

Rosie is a freelance researcher and oral historian. She did her PhD in Linguistics at the University of Oxford; her background in linguistic research led her to oral history and she is passionate about recording and sharing people’s stories. Rosie is working with us to collect and preserve Paralympic oral histories that will support our exhibits, heritage trails and other projects. In her free time, Rosie enjoys swimming, baking, and hunting for treasures at her local flea market.