Iain Watson, Director

Iain has overall responsibility for TWAM’s commitment to deliver a world class service which is innovative, imaginative, creative, inclusive, secure and sustainable. This entails the development of a clear strategic vision and management of resources, with a focus on ensuring that everyone in Tyne and Wear has access to archives and museums provision and that it has a significant and positive impact upon their lives. Iain is ultimately accountable to the Joint Archives and Museums Committee and to the funding stakeholders of the Joint Service.

Iain can be contacted at: iain.watson@twmuseums.org.uk

 

 

Helen White, Head of Museums 

Gateshead, Newcastle, Great North Museum

Helen is responsible for managing the relationship with Gateshead Council, Newcastle City Council and Newcastle University, agreeing policy and objectives with those clients to meet outcomes and budget requirements and ensuring the delivery of the agreed services.

Helen can be contacted at: helen.white@twmuseums.org.uk

 

 

Jackie Reynolds, Head of Finance, Governance and Resources

Jackie is responsible for the efficient management and administration of TWAM’s financial and people resources in particular with regard to ensuring these resources are used effectively and efficiently to deliver the Organisational Plan approved by the Joint Committee.

Jackie can be contacted at: jackie.reynolds@twmuseums.org.uk

 

 

Bill Griffiths, Head of Programmes

Bill is responsible for ensuring the provision of wide ranging, popular and accessible programmes across TWAM including audience development and communications and effective engagement of stakeholders

Bill can be contacted at: bill.griffiths@twmuseums.org.uk

 

 

Liz Rees, Head of Archives and Collections

Liz is responsible for leading in managing and developing the Archives and Archaeology services and in the security, management, research and promotion of all archive and museum collections.

Liz can be contacted at: liz.rees@twmuseums.org.uk