Mairead is an expert in organisational development and governance, especially within museums. She has supported a range organisations over the last twelve years, from volunteer-run charities, to local authorities and national bodies. She really enjoys working with trustees, staff and volunteers to understand the heart of their organisation, and help them use that to achieve greater public engagement.
Prior to establishing CultureRunner consultancy, Mairead worked as Engagement Manager at the National Archives developing a new national strategy for archives. She has also been a Senior Officer at Arts Council England where she was responsible for organisational resilience programmes and a Museum Development Officer in London and the South East. She is currently a trustee of Chiltern Open Air Museum and was previously a trustee of The Charles Dickens Museum.