The Alliance Team

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Lizzie Glithero-West

Chief Executive

Lizzie Glithero-West has been the Chief Executive of The Heritage Alliance since 2016.

Her previous career has been mainly in the civil service and she has expert knowledge of a wide range of policy areas including archaeology, heritage protection, museums and tourism.

07714 795575


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Delphine Jasmin-Belisle

Head of Development & Membership

Delphine oversees the Development and Capability Building arm of The Heritage Alliance, as well as growing and supporting its membership.

020 7233 0600


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Polly Martin

Head of Policy & Communications

Polly Martin is Head of Policy and Communications.

020 7233 0700

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Howard Weinberg

Finance & Office Manager

Howard is Finance and Business Officer at The Heritage Alliance.

Daniella Briscoe-Peaple

Advocacy & Communications Officer

Daniella is the Advocacy and Communications Officer at The Heritage Alliance and the editor of our fortnightly newsletter Heritage Update.

020 7233 0800


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Lava Ali

Advocacy & Communications Assistant

Lava is joining the Alliance team as Advocacy & Communications Assistant on a six month Kickstart placement.

020 7233 0800

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Claire Plastow

Membership, Development & CRM Officer

Claire supports our members and assists our Head of Development with our core activities and projects.

+44 333 023 0796

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Rebecca Fawcett

Rebuilding Heritage Project Manager

Rebecca has joined the Rebuilding Heritage Programme as Project Manager in May. She has worked as a freelance Heritage Consultant since 2010 specialising in project management and developing audiences. Previous roles include working in Education and Outreach for House of Parliament and Historic Royal Palaces.

0333 023 0794

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India Guest

Rebuilding Heritage Project Engagement Officer

India has recently joined Rebuilding Heritage as Communications and Engagement Officer for the legacy stage of the programme.

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Sarah Shaw

Heritage Digital 2.5 Programme Manager

Sarah is the Programme Manager for Heritage Digital 2.5, a consortium project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund's Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Sarah has worked for large and small cultural venues across the UK, and now runs her own consultancy company.

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Historic Environment Forum and Historic Religious Building Alliance Teams

Aisling Parrish

Historic Environment Forum Steering Group Manager

Aisling is the Historic Environment Forum Manager. The Historic Environment Forum (HEF) brings together senior members of public and non-government bodies to work collaboratively on strategic matters for the historic environment sector.

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Mike Heyworth

Historic Environment Forum Task Group Manager

Previously Director of the Council for British Archaeology, Mike is now working part-time for HEF and as a heritage consultant, where he leads on Covid-19 recovery.

0333 023 0795

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Suzanne Huggett-Jones

Historic Environment Forum Task Group Manager

Suzanne is an experienced project and stakeholder manager in the charity sector, previously working for CRUK and Age UK. She currently leads on COP26 and Climate Change.

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Becky Payne

Development Director, Historic Religious Buildings Alliance

Becky works as a freelance consultant undertaking projects on different aspects of sustaining historic places of worship. She runs HRBA as a volunteer.

020 7233 0900

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Our board of trustees

Our Board of Trustees comprises senior practitioners from across the built environment, archaeology, tourism and IMT (industrial, maritime and transport) sectors, whose expertise ensure that The Heritage Alliance has a clear vision and strategy.

Pam Alexander OBE


Pam has many years experience of leading strategies and schemes in economic development and urban regeneration and was CEO of English Heritage from 1996 to 2001.

She is currently Chair of Commonplace, chairs the Planning Committee and is a board member of the London Legacy Development Corporation. She is a Commissioner on the Commission for Creating Healthy Cities, Ambassador on the London Mayor’s Cultural Leadership Board, an advisor to, and a founder member of the Equilibrium Network.

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Ingrid Samuel

Deputy Chair

A former civil servant, Ingrid was Head of Heritage and Architecture at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and on the London Olympic Bid team before joining the National Trust.

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Chris Sutton


Chris is a Management Consultant and Chartered Accountant, with Trustee roles across Heritage and International Development sectors.

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Tola Dabiri

Dr Tola Dabiri is a Director of Museum X CIC, which is working to establish a Black British Museum, and a Director of Brick by Brick Communities CIC.

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Henry Cleary

Henry has had a lifelong involvement in the preservation of maritime and transport heritage. He is Deputy Chair of the Maritime Heritage Trust and Trustee Lead for the Boiler and Engineering Skills Training Trust's Skills for the Future programme

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Roy Clare

Roy is a non-executive Director, Trustee and advocate for better leadership and governance.

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Peter Aiers

Peter is a trustee of Heritage Alliance, Goodwill Solutions CIC and on Peterborough DAC as well as being a fellow of the RSA.

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Jan Wills

Jan Wills is an archaeologist with a background in fieldwork, project management and local government. She now works as an historic environment consultant.

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Alice Purkiss

Alice leads the University’s National Trust Partnership, a flagship collaboration between Oxford and Europe’s largest conservation charity.

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Kate Streeter

Kate is Development and Marketing Manager for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB), where she previously led the Maintenance Co-operatives project.

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James Probert

James is currently Director of Development at Historic Houses and the editor of Historic House magazine.

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