The Archivist is responsible for the management and development of the Institutional Archives and the Collected Archives with the ultimate aim of establishing the Centre's archival holdings as a superlative resource for the study of, and research into, all aspects of British Art and Architecture 16th-20th century and the development of the field. The role incorporates the acquisition, appraisal, arrangement and cataloguing of the material, making finding aids available online and promoting access to the widest possible audience.
The Archivist & Records Manager has a duty of care to ensure that both the Collected Archives and Institutional Archive are permanently preserved for future generations.
Charlotte has worked at the National Gallery, the University of Westminster and National Portrait Gallery, and took up her present role at the Centre in 2011. As well as having published a number of articles for various professional journals, Charlotte co-authored the text book Records Management for Museums and Galleries: an introduction (Chandos 2012).
Having regularly taught records management principles and practice to various audiences, in 2012 Charlotte started a professional archive consultancy business with a colleague. Through this venture she continues to advise and teach practical archive and records management skills to organisations in the Arts & Heritage sector.
Charlotte holds a BA in History and English from the University of Hull, and an MA in Archive Administration and Records Management from University College London.