A national expert on medieval ecclesiastical architecture, stained glass history and conservation and author of many books and articles in the field, Sarah is president of the British Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi and a member of the Church Building Council's stained glass committee. She joined the Trust as its director and chief executive in 2008.
Trevor Lawson, Business Manager
Trevor joined the Trust in 2011. He has extensive experience in the construction industry, as a qualified quality surveyor and project manager. He leads the Trust in matters of financial management and project planning
Nick Teed ACR, Conservation Manager
Following a master's degree in archaeology, Nick joined the Trust as a trainee in 1999. Since 2004 he has supervised all aspects of the work of the conservation studio in his capacity as Conservation Manager. Nick also has a specialism in stained glass photography and is a member of the Association of Historical and Fine Art Photographers (AHFAP). He is an ICON accredited conservator.
Monika Adamczak, Conservator
Monika is a graduate of the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, Poland, and in 2015 completed the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management at the University of York. She was a recipient of the Ashton Hill Award and worked at the Canterbury Cathedral stained glass studio. She joined the Trust in 2014 and in addition to working as a conservator fabricates the bronze frames integral to some isothermal glazing systems.
Tony Cattle, Master Glazier
Tony trained as a conservation glazier at Barley Studio near York and was formerly workshop manager at Riverside Studio. He joined the YGT in 2010 and leads in conservation glazing.
Nancy Georgi ACR, Senior Conservator
Nancy trained as a stained glass conservator at the University of Erfurt and worked in private practice for a number of years before securing the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management, at the University of York in 2010. She joined the Trust in 2011. She is an ICON accredited conservator.
Merlyn Griffiths, Conservator
Merlyn joined the trust in September 2012 as a HLF Intern. Merlyn has a fine art background, and is a graduate of the University of York, where she completed her BA in History of Art and subsequent MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management, graduating in 2016. Her training at YGT was funded by YMF.
Sophie Gwynn, Conservator
Having graduated with a BA in History of Art, Sophie went on to study for an MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management at the University of York. She completed her MA in 2013 and then spent two years training at Lincoln Cathedral Works Department before joining York Glaziers Trust in 2016.
Zoe Harrigan, Conservator
Following a BA in History of Art, Zoe completed the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management at the University of York in 2015. She has worked in archival and heritage roles, and is currently readying the Trust's records for archiving in conjunction with it's 50th anniversary in 2017. Once completed, she will commence work as a conservator.
Anna Milsom, Conservator
Anna is a graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University and joined the YGT in 2008 as an HLF-funded trainee. She is now a qualified ICON Conservation Technician and is a member of the Association of Historical and Fine Art Photographers (AHFAP).
Janet Parkin, Conservator
Trained as a graphic designer, Janet graduated in archaeology at the University of York before joining the Trust in 2005.
Megan Stacey, Conservator
Megan studied Architectural Glass at Swansea Metropolitan University, before completing an MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management at the University of York. She received the Worshipful Company of Glaziers Award for Excellence in 2010, and has previously worked at the Burrell Collection, Glasgow, and Reyntiens Glass Studio, London. She joined the York Glaziers Trust in January 2016.
Laura Tempest, Conservator
Laura is a graduate in English and History of Art and in 2010 completed the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management at the University of York. She joined the Trust in 2011 and in addition to working as a conservator, provides art historical support for the Minster Great East Window Project. She is a qualified ICON Conservation Technician.
Rachel Thomas ACR, Senior Conservator
Rachel trained as an illustrator before working in glass, joining the York Glaziers Trust in 2005 after seven years at Holy Well Glass in Wells. In addition to her work as a conservator, Rachel has designed two acclaimed new windows for New College, Oxford. She is an ICON accredited conservator.
Anette Wahlgren, Office Manager and Conservator
Following a BA in Fine Arts Painting and working as an artist, Anette completed the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management at the University of York in 2011. She has worked for the Trust in periods since 2012 and set up the first Stained Glass Conservation Studio at Uppsala Cathedral, Sweden, in 2013. She is now combining the roles of Office Manager and Conservator.
Catherine Fairless, NHTG Funded Trainee
Catherine joined the YGT team fresh from a short placement at Lincoln Cathedral glazing department following the completion of her MSc in Conservation Practice at Cardiff University in September 2016, where she gained experience working with a range of objects and materials. Her specialist training at YGT is funded by a National Heritage Training Group bursary.
Hannah Page, NHTG Funded Trainee
Hannah joined the Trust in October 2016 as a trainee conservator funded by the National Heritage Training Group Ltd. This follows the completion of her MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management at the University of York and a BA in History of Art at the University of Manchester.