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The Trust

The Museum of Oxford Development Trust was founded to support the work of the Museum of Oxford by raising funds to further their charitable aims. The Trust will focus in particular on those private donors and institutions with the ability to make substantial gifts to the project. The trustees are all independent supporters of the Museum of Oxford:

  • Councillor Christine Simm - Chair
  • Tony Joyce
  • Bob Price
  • Victoria McGuinness
  • Peter McQuitty
  • Marilyn Scott
  • Adrian Williams - Treasurer

Could you help the trust?

The Museum of Oxford Development Trust is seeking a voluntary secretary with the option to also be a trustee should the role holder wish to become one. Could you help to make a success of the £3.2million project to develop the Museum of Oxford? Download the role description below:

Role Description


Meet the team behind Oxford’s Hidden Histories:

Award winning architects, designers, heritage leaders and specialist consultants. Purcell have a local office in Oxford and have been involved with several, high profile heritage projects around the city. 

Simon Leach founded Simon Leach Design in 2012 with 20 years experience as a design consultant working in the museums and heritage sector. Bringing together specialists in exhibition design, interpretation, graphic design and more, they have worked with the V&A, English Heritage and Royal Museums Greenwich to name but a few.

The Network brings together five museum and heritage professionals with experience in a variety of areas as well as experience of working on Heritage Lottery Funded projects.