independent curator, consultant, and creative producer
Stephen (he/him) is an independent curator, consultant, and creative producer with over 15 years’ experience of developing and delivering a diversity of arts, culture and heritage projects.
From 2007 until 2020 he was the Curator of Living Cultures and Acting Deputy Head of Collections at Manchester Museum, the University of Manchester. Previously he was Project Curator at the International Slavery Museum, National Museum Liverpool.
Since 2016 he has been a North committee member for The National Lottery Heritage Fund and has also sat on committees for the Islamic Art and Material Culture Subject Specialist Network and the Royal Northern College of Music Collection of Historic Instruments. He was recently appointed a trustee at Homotopia, the UK’s longest running LGBTQIA+ arts and culture festival.