Nic Allen is Publishing Director of Crambeth Allen, best known within the Energy industries as publisher of PTQ (Petroleum Technology Quarterly) and its supplements – Catalysis, Revamps, Biofuels and Gas – as well as the Chinese-language Hydrocarbon China. Crambeth Allen was recipient of the Queens Award for Export Achievement in 1999.
Nic has almost 30 years experience publishing books, magazines and directories predominantly concerned with engineering and the built environment. He currently sits on the committee of the Independent Publishers Advisory Council.
Dr Sara Lunt’s last role in a distinguished career at English Heritage was as Senior Curator, West Territory. Her list of successful projects there include leading a project to provide public access to reserve collections and a 12 year programme of recording, conservation and long term management of in situ medieval floor tiles, as well as collections management and displays at Wroxeter Roman City, Haughmond Abbey, Great Yarmouth Row Houses and JJ Evans Silversmiths in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Her crowning achievement was creating the new permanent exhibition of prehistoric objects from the World Heritage Site in the Stonehenge Visitor Centre.
An archaeologist with a doctorate in Inca and Pre-Inca Pottery, Sara is a Fellow of the Institute of Andean Studies, the Society of Antiquaries of London and an Associate Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of Archaeology (UCL). She is also a trustee of The Hosking Houses Trust, a charity providing accommodation for women artists.
Sara joins the Restoration Trust convinced that where museums, galleries and their staff are concerned, accessing hard-to-reach groups is not just a desirable option, adding value; it is essential if they are to survive.
Danny Whatmough is a leading digital PR and social media specialist. Currently an Associate Digital Director at PR agency Ketchum, he heads up all social and digital activity across P&G brands with particular emphasis on Olay, Max Factor, Hugo Boss and Head and Shoulders.
With over 10 years working in digital marketing, Danny chairs a number of digital industry groups and is a regular commentator, speaker and blogger.
A music graduate, Danny is fascinated by how the arts can make a difference. In 2012 he spent a month teaching music in refugee camps in Palestine and he currently volunteers in London with a homeless choir called Choir With No Name.