Jean is responsible for marketing and PR, public programmes, visitor services, conservation policy, lifelong learning, resident engagement, fundraising, the historical collection and archive. She has a degree in The History of Art & Design from Manchester Metropolitan University, a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies from Manchester University and an MA in Participatory Arts in a Global Perspective from Staffordshire University (pt1). She previously worked for Stoke City Council Museums Service, the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester, The Whitworth Art Gallery and as a paid intern at Sotheby’s London. She is a Trustee for The Dudson Centre in Stoke.