Our team

See who’s who at Gainsborough’s House.

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Executive Director
Dr Steven Parissien

Development Manager
Polly Hodgson

Head of Finance
Terry Groom

Office Manager
Trudy Pickerin

Finance and Admin Apprentice
Olivia Shrubsole

Keeper of Art and Place
Emma Boyd

Curatorial Apprentice
Mahaut de la Motte

Commercial Manager
Liz Cooper

Commercial Apprentice
Georgia Turner

Volunteer Co-ordinator / Front of House
Catherine King

Front of House Staff
Jamie Phythian
Sam Hacking

Retail Staff
Jean Negus
Fiona Raymond
Lily Lock

Learning Officer
Steph Parmee

Learning Apprentice
Phoebe Scott

Marketing and Design Apprentice
Lex Gortsilas

Facilities Manager
Ciaran Roche

Facilities Assistant
Thomas Whiteley

Print Workshop Technicians
Karina Savage
Heidi Sharp

Clare, Countess of Euston, Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk
The Mayor of Sudbury

Rebecca Salter PRA

Board of Governors (Trustees)

Prof Simon Ofield-Kerr (Chair)

Dr Steven Parissien

Arabella Chandos

Christy Stewart-Smith

Nigel Evans

Mark Harris

Suzanne Marriott

Wilf Weeks