The Office

hannah cunliffe

Hannah Cunliffe

Worked as an independent maritime researcher and consultant for ten years before taking the post of Policy & Project Manager in 2009.  Hannah previously carried out a six month infrastructure audit for NHS-UK into the loss of facilities and craftsmen, leading to the establishment of the Shipshape Network.  She has been a keen sailor since childhood and owns a gaff yawl.

 Paula Palmer

Paula Palmer
Resources Manager

Formerly co-ordinator for the National Historic Ships Committee and have worked within this remit since 2001.


Victoria Wallworth
Project Officer

Previously worked as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager for four years for a real estate company based in London. 

Roy Marsden

Roy Marsden - Volunteer

Russian linguist and formerly airports inspector.

Ron Ellis - Volunteer

Previously worked for Customs and Excise

Stuart Anderson - Volunteer

Piran Harte

Piran Harte -

Policy & Project Manager

Trained as a woodwork conservator he has been involved in small and large scale conservation projects from objects to historic interiors, churches and boats. Piran was Senior Ship Keeper of the Cutty Sark Clipper Ship from 2012-2017.