Rebecca Read joined the IHR in 2011 as the is the Administrator for the Victoria County History at the IHR and is responsible for finance, events, general administration, and providing support for the VCH team. Since May 2016, Rebecca has also been the Administrator for the HLF funded Layers of London project working on finance and public engagement for the project.
Rebecca has worked as an administrator in the academic and heritage sectors for several years at the Science Museum picture library and Imperial College School of Medicine. Prior to that she worked on documentation projects and as a curatorial assistant for Buckinghamshire County Museum. Rebecca has a BA (Hons) from the University of Nottingham in American Studies.
Networks and Collaborations:
Member of the IHR Diversity Working Group 2016/17
Jointly organised the County Societies Symposium with BALH