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.

Sam Brady, Collections Officer

Sam has been involved with the organisation since 2019, when he began a PhD jointly supervised the University of Glasgow and the NPHT. This research explored the social, political and technical history of sporting wheelchairs. During this degree, he undertook a 6 month placement supporting the collections project, oversaw the Heritage Trail app development, and created blogs for the website. Sam is also a co-founder of the UK Disability History and Heritage Hub. In his (increasingly shrinking) spare time, Sam likes to play video games, read, and build Lego.

Emma Carroll, Corporate Fundraiser

Emma joined the team in August 2022, bringing 7 years of experience in charity fundraising in Buckinghamshire within the healthcare sector. The last 3 years of this were spent working with local businesses on their charity support. Emma’s role is to develop corporate relationships for the Trust and build a new income stream that contributes to the future success of the Trust and its aims. Emma is a keen gardener and enjoys long walks and visiting historic sites in her spare time.

Fiona Darling-Glinski, Learning and Projects Manager

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.

Beth Faulkner, Digital Content Manager

Beth leads our digital content and brings over 20 years commercial marketing experience from the private sector. Working with NPHT since October 2017, 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, Beth supports local community groups with their promotional projects and enjoys outdoor swimming and long walks with her dog.

Tracey Mallet, Team Administrator

Tracey joined the team in July 2023 as the Team Administrator. With over 30 years’ experience within a wide variety of industries and environments, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in supporting individuals, teams and companies to reach and exceed their goals and aspirations. She was introduced to her first Paralympics by her Mum, a time keeper for the swimming events at the 1984 event held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.

Rose Walker, Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Manager

Rose has over 20 years’ experience of working to empower excluded and disadvantaged communities through research, policy development and programme funding. She is particularly passionate about promoting inclusion for young people through the learnings of our Paralympic heritage and a firm believer in the power of sport to change lives. Rose joined the NPHT Team in September 2022 to help maximise the reach and sustainability of our important work through grant funding from trust, foundations and institutions. When not at her desk, Rose is happiest being outside and loves walking, gardening, running and yoga.

Museum Trainees


I started working at the National Paralympic Heritage Trust on 26th July 2023 partly influenced by attending the Paralympic Opening ceremony in London where I carried the Ukrainian flag in the Athletes Parade. I went to Marys primary school in Aylesbury followed by secondary school at Aylesbury Vale Academy and Aylesbury College where I studied games design and information technology, skills I bring to this job. I also do voluntary work at my Barnardo’s local charity shop close to home, 9 hours a week. When I work there, I occasionally come across some items of value! Some examples include items as small as rare Pokémon cards to items like a violin! I like listening to music and the latest hits.


I'm an individual with a history of experience in photogrammetry and voice acting. I have an insatiable interest in the nature and details of the development of individuals, cultures, and the psyche, as I feel comprehension of them & challenging paradigms and theories of the 3, is integral for innovation & improvement of societies and the wellbeing of others.I have a very epistemic and philosophical approach, encouraging a nuanced and inter-disciplinary understanding and practice, with a  particular passion for contemplative practices, altered states of consciousness and programatic trance states. Additionally, I’m an ancient history and philosophy buff with too many interests. 


Simon joined the Digital Explorations Project in early 2020. He read History and Politics at Queen Mary, University of London and has had a passion for history and heritage since childhood.  He was trained in 3D digital capture, oral history, photography and photogrammetry at NPHT and went on to train students from Pebble Brook SEND School. Simon participated in the Together We Build Project which celebrated Buckinghamshire’s Paralympic heritage as well as the tenth anniversary of London 2012. As well as helping out with guided tours at Stoke Mandeville Stadium and handling collections at events, he was also one of the curators of the 3D Virtual Museum which was launched in April 2023. Outside the office, Simon enjoys taekwondo, charity fun runs, dog-walking, cat-sitting, writing about motorsport, quizzing and singing with the Aylesbury-based group I Have A Voice Too!


I started working as a museum trainee at the National Paralympic Heritage Trust in July 2023. I enjoy learning about history and sharing my knowledge with others. Outside of work, I enjoy reading, watching films and video games. My favourite genres are history and fantasy and I have a passion for sports and performing arts. I have ADHD and autism but instead of letting them be a weakness, I use them as an advantage.