Executive team

The Executive team ensures we achieve our vision and business plan, and work together to look at all the key issues involved with running the organisation. The directors lead their own directorates and teams, in addition to forming the overall management team of The National Archives.

Executive team meetings

Meeting minutes

Jeff James

Jeff James

Chief Executive and Keeper

Emmajane Avery

Emmajane Avery

Director of Public Engagement

Lucy Fletcher

Lucy Fletcher

Director for Public Records Access and Government Services

Neil Curtis

Neil Curtis

Chief Operating Officer

Dr Valerie Johnson

Dr Valerie Johnson

Director of Research and Collections

Gemma Maclagan Ram

Gemma Maclagan Ram

Commercial Director

Andrea Metcalf

Andrea Metcalf

Director for People, Inclusion and Change

John Sheridan

John Sheridan

Digital Director

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Corporate Services Director