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Telephone: 01223 336650

Museum of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge. CB2 3EJ

Who are the Museum Team?

We are a group of people passionate about Zoology! Our curators are all specialists in their particular field, and the Museum has a team of enthusiastic staff and dedicated volunteers.

Our curators are:

Professor Paul Brakefield, Professor of Zoology and Director of the Museum of Zoology

Dr Robert Asher, Curator of Vertebrates

Dr Jason Head, Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology

Dr Michael Brooke, Strickland Curator of Ornithology

Dr Richard Preece, Curator of Malacology

Dr Ed Turner, Curator of Insects

Collections and Research

Team lead :Dr Jason Head

Matthew Lowe, Collections Manager

Natalie Jones, Conservator

Russell Stebbings, Insect and Invertebrate Technician

Public Engagement

Team Lead: Dr Ed Turner

Dr Rosalyn Wade, Learning Officer

Sara Steele, Learning Assistant

Visitors Services and Operations

Team Lead: Jack Ashby, Museum Manager

Lisa Sneath, Museum Administrator

Tricia Harnett, Marketing Assistant

Kayleigh Boyle, Volunteer Coordinator

Stuart Turner, Reception

Caroline Benson-Hall, Reception

The museum is supported by a very committed group of volunteers, without whom we would not be able to open our doors. If you are interested in volunteering, you can find out more here or please email