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Alumni

More than one hundred and twenty five students have been supported since ZGTF was launched in 2000. Following their inspirational journeys, many Scholars have gone on to successful careers in conservation, including:

Kaori Asai (conservation of textiles, Florence, 2002). Kaori is now a textile conservator, living in Hampton Court Palace, working for Historic Royal Palaces.

Rebecca Jackson (salvaged artefacts from the pirate ship Whydah, Massachusetts, 2003). Rebecca is an assistant conservator with the Museum of Transport, Glasgow.

Gareth Hunt (salvaged artefacts from the pirate ship Whydah, Massachusetts, 2003). Gareth is a senior museum officer at The South Lanarkshire Council Museums.

Anthea Bisson (museum objects at The Walters Art Gallery, USA, 2004). Anthea is a conservator restorer of decorative arts at Plowden & Smith Ltd. ZGTF Trustee 2012.

Karen Lim (Sir Edwin Lutyens, Lambay Island, Ireland, 2004). Karen is an associate with Cowper Griffith, architects, in Cambridge.

Jane Wallis (Portuguese tile panels, Lisbon, 2004). Jane is a furniture conservator at The Royal Collection,
St James Palace.

Ruth Stevens (Japanese book and Tao conservation, Japan, 2005). Ruth is a freelance book conservator. ZGTF Alumni Contact.

Idries Trevathan (sculpture at The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 2005). Idries is a conservator at The Islamic Arts Museum, Malaysia.

Anna Joynt (study of the vernacular architectural details in the slums of Havana, Cuba, 2006). Anna is a conservation architect with Allies and Morrison, London. ZGTF Trustee 2012.

Rachel Swift (ceramics and glass working group, Slovenia, 2007). Rachel is a ceramics conservator at The British Museum.

Siobhan Coop (ethnographic artefacts, Wyoning,USA, 2008). Siobhan is a conservator with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

Julie Sommerfeldt (book conservation, Switzerland, 2011). Julie is a book conservator at the Bodleian Library Oxford.

Jane Wallis removing traces of wax from a Portuguese tile using a swab and acetone at the Museu Nacional do Azuleho, Lisbon.