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

Dr Valerie Johnson

Dr Valerie Johnson

Director of Research and Collections

John Sheridan

John Sheridan

Digital Director

Lucy Fletcher

Lucy Fletcher

Director for Public Records Access and Government Services

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

Operations Director

Neil Curtis

Neil Curtis

Chief Operating Officer