Consulting

With over fifteen years experience working in museum, academic, and corporate environments, Helen offers informed consultancy advice across a diverse range of areas including:

  • Exhibition and curatorial development
  • Cataloguing, researching and contextualising original photographs in public and private collections
  • Advising on best practice for custodial control, storage and preservation
  • Copyright and provenance research
  • Book proposals and development: writing on photography

Helen’s specialised experience, training and professional network make her an exceptional consultant for photography, archive or image-related projects. Testimonials are available here.  If you wish to discuss commissioning Helen, she can be contacted via e-mail

Recent consultancy projects include as a researcher with the Photographic Collections Network, a new organisation, supported by Arts Council England, which aims to bring together anyone connected with photographic collections or archives in the UK. Helen’s activities have covered many areas, including beginning an overview of what archives and collections exist in the UK, supporting the development of PCN’s membership scheme and events programme, and advocacy for the network.

Helen has extensive experience as a portfolio reviewer and awards juror, having worked for organisations including LensCulturePhotographique Student AwardOffspring PhotoMeetMiddlesex UniversityUniversity of GloucestershireMiniclickAssociation of PhotographersSource Photographic ReviewLondon Independent Photography and the Horniman Museum. She has recently acted as an advisor to photographers including Sandra Lousada and Marilyn Stafford.