Curators and archive staff

Who’s who in the BFI National Archive’s curatorial and technical teams.

Head curator

Robin Baker


Nigel Algar (Senior curator, fiction)
Josephine Botting (Curator, fiction)
Dylan Cave (Curator, fiction)
William Fowler (Curator, artists’ moving image)
Sonia Genaitay (Curator, fiction)
John Oliver (Curator, fiction)
Vic Pratt (Curator, fiction)


Patrick Russell (Senior curator, non-fiction)
Edward Anderson (Curator, amateur film)
Ros Cranston (Curator, non-fiction)
Bryony Dixon (Curator, silent film)
Catherine McGahan (Curator, non-fiction)
Jez Stewart (Curator, non-fiction)
Rebecca Vick (Curator, non-fiction)
Sue Woods (Curator, non-fiction)


Steve Bryant (Senior curator, television)
Gosta Johansson (Curator, television)
Lisa Kerrigan (Curator, television)
Kathleen Luckey (Curator, television)
Pam Rostron (Curator, television)

Special collections

Nathalie Morris (Senior curator, special collections)
Nigel Arthur (Curator, stills)
Carolyne Bevan (Curator, scripts, documents and ephemera)
Jonny Davies (Co-ordinator, special collections)
Nigel Good (Assistant, special collections)
Stephen Ovens (Curator, posters & designs)
Wendy Russell (Curator, special collections)
Claire Smith (Curator, posters & designs)

Archive productions

Jan Faull (Curator, archive production)

Archive online

Mark Duguid (Senior curator, archive online)
Simon McCallum (Curator, Mediatheques)

Technical staff

Charles Fairall (Head of conservation)
Scott Starck (Production manager)
Kieron Webb (Film conservation manager)

Collections management

Helen Edmunds (Collections manager)
Fiona Grimes (Curatorial liaison officer)
Katrina Stokes (Donor relations manager)

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  • Archive projects

    Archive projects

    We bring the vast collections of the BFI National Archive to a wider audience through our cultural projects.

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