NKCC is delighted to announce that John Peel, a museum professional who has worked in various collection management roles at Manchester Art Gallery over the past 13 years, has joined NKCC as a Junior Associate.
John is currently the Collection Information Manager for the Manchester Museums Partnership with responsibility for the collection of Manchester Art Gallery, and more recently the collections of the Whitworth and Manchester Museum. John is experienced in dealing with the policy and procedure of rights management in the museum sector and it’s application in a resource limited environment.
John continues working in his current roles whilst gaining experience at NKCC. John is being mentored and managed by Naomi Korn, as part of the NKCC new mentoring scheme. The aim of this scheme is to provide opportunities for skills development for cultural heritage professionals which are also transferable back into the sector.
John Peel “I’m thrilled to have been asked to be the first NKCC mentee. It’s a great opportunity for me to develop my understanding of copyright and data protection. And I will be able to put that new knowledge into practice in my day job which is a great added benefit.”