Susannah Simons

Susannah Simons

Susannah Simons grew up in the seaside town of Bournemouth in the UK. She went on to study History and Sociology at the University of Manchester. Susannah has worked in the charity sector for 18 years in a range of roles and has gained significant experience in the areas of administration, communications, events and fundraising. […]

Prof. Joanna Beata Michlic

Prof. Joanna Beata Michlic is a social and cultural historian, and founder and first Director of HBI (Hadassah-Brandeis Institute) Project on Families, Children, and the Holocaust at Brandeis University. Currently she is an Honorary Senior Research Associate at the UCL Centre for the Study of Collective Violence, the Holocaust and Genocide, UCL Institute for Advances […]

Rachel Lichtenstein

Dr Rachel Lichtenstein is a British artist, writer and curator who is internationally known for her books, multi-media projects and artworks that examine place, memory and Jewish identity. She currently combines writing and research with a post as Associate Professor in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K., where she also co-directs the Centre […]

Paul Darby

Dr Paul Darby is leading on research into securing the future of historic Jewish cemeteries in Eastern Europe through sustainable tourism.  His research interests include the materiality of the Jewish presence in Europe, contemporary archaeology and its contribution to social justice, the formation and the narratives and practices surrounding heritage creation and sustaining and photography’s […]

Dame Helen Hyde

Studied at Witwaterstrand University South Africa, King’s College London, Yad Vashem, Israel and the Centre for Holocaust Studies at the Institute of Education London. A career in teaching culminated in becoming Headteacher of Watford Grammar School for Girls. She has been an External Advisor to School Governors, an Executive Mentor to a number of Headteachers, […]

Michael Mail

Michael Mail

Michael Mail studied law at Strathclyde University in Glasgow followed by Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Brandeis University in Boston. He has had a 35 year career in the charity sector with senior roles in several leading UK-based charities. Michael is a member of the Executive Committee of UK-ICOMOS (International Council […]