Dr Ellie Pridgeon
Ellie has been a consultant archivist and records manager since 2013. She has worked with arts and heritage organisations in the UK and overseas, and most recently as lead digital archivist for the 14-18 NOW First World War Centenary arts programme at the Imperial War Museum (London).
Ellie advises organisations on managing collections and records in compliance with copyright and data protection law. She has extensive experience of designing, implementing and managing digital preservation and heritage programmes, and is currently working on several cutting-edge technology projects, including ‘Webrecorder’ archiving for 14-18 NOW, and digital learning content, e-portals and online exhibition development for other clients.
Before becoming a consultant, Ellie was archivist for several leading UK institutions, including the Science Museum, Wiltshire Museum (Devizes), the Museum of the Home (Geffrye Museum), St Paul’s Cathedral, the Britten-Pears Foundation (Aldeburgh), and the University of Bristol.
Ellie has a BA and MA in History from the University of Bristol, a Postgraduate Diploma in Archives and Records Management from Aberystwyth University, and a PhD in History of Art from the University of Leicester. She teaches heritage and material culture for the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Leicester, and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (FSA) in recognition of her contribution to archives and academic research in 2016.