Contact the team

As part of our leadership role, we’re here to support the archives sector with advice and guidance. If you have a query, please feel free to email us or to get in contact with a member of our expert team below.

Please note that the Archive Sector Leadership department helps with archive services and archive collections. For record or research-related enquiries, please use our online contact form. There are also separate ways to contact The National Archives’ press team and web archive team.

Meet your Sector Development Manager

There is a member of the Regional and Networks team based in each part of England, supporting archive services of all types in this region. Additionally, these Sector Development Managers support archive services of a particular type, such as business archives, across all of England. If you haven’t reached out to your Sector Development Manager(s) before, we’d love to hear from you:

Head of Regional and Networks Team – David Morris

Development Manager (National and Networks) – Helena Smart

Sector Development Manager (East and Arts) – Hannah Jones

Sector Development Manager (London and Business) – Philippa Turner and Helen Wilson

Sector Development Manager (Midlands, Transport, and Schools) – Mike Rogers

Sector Development Manager (North East and Yorkshire) – For enquiries relating to this role, please contact David Morris

Sector Development Manager (North West and Charities) – Jane Speller

Sector Development Manager (South West, Religion, and Science) – Rachel Miller

Other contacts

Head of Archive Sector Leadership – Tina Morton

Public Records and Standards

Head of Public Records and Standards Team – Simon McKeon

Collections and Engagement Manager (Public Records) – Megan Guest

Collections Knowledge Officer – Elisabeth Novitski

Places of Deposit Manager (including Wales) – Tim Powell

Programme Manager (Accreditation) – Melinda Haunton

Programme Officer (Accreditation) – Jane Shillaker

For advice on the 20-year rule and the NHS, contact Simon McKeon

Advocacy and Partnerships

Head of Advocacy and Partnerships Team – Jonathan Ladd

Digital Content Officer – Rob Chipperfield

Digital Communications and Impact Officer – Karishma Wadhwani

Inclusion and Change Manager – For enquiries relating to this role, please contact Jonathan Ladd

Sector Training and Events Lead – James Heyworth-Taylor

Strategic Partnerships Manager – Isabel Churcher

For enquiries relating to the Level 7 Archivist and Records Manager apprenticeship, please contact Jonathan Ladd

Collections and Cultural Property

Head of Standards and Improvement Team – Philip Gale

Senior Adviser (Manorial Records) – Liz Hart

Cultural Property Manager – James Travers

Digital Development Officer – Barbara Packard

Digital Development Officer – Caroline Catchpole

Digital Development Manager – For enquiries relating to this role, please contact Philip Gale