For all general enquiries contact Alex Walker, NWFed Acting Chair –

For membership enquiries contact Ben Whittaker, Maritime History curator,National Museums Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock L3 4AQ, Tel: 0151 478 4401



Conservation - Credit - Museum of Science and Industry

Image courtesy, Museum of Science and Industry (MoSI)

Chair of the NWFed Board:

Katy Ashton:  Director People’s History Museum (maternity leave )

Alex Walker:  Acting Chair

NWFed Board Members:

Dr Chrissy Partheni:  Curator, National Museums Liverpool

Ben Whittaker: Curator of Maritime History, Merseyside Maritime Museum

Rachel Mulhearn:  Director, Rachel Mulhearn Associates Ltd

NWFED would very much like to thank Business in the Arts: North West through whose Better Board Bank programme Rachel Mulhearn of Rachel Mulhearn Associates Ltd has joined its board.

Meg McHugh:  Senior Curator, Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Charlotte Steels: Director, Gawthorpe Textiles Collection

Kirsty Mairs: Education Development Manager, Gallery Oldham