Hannah Cunliffe


Hannah worked as an independent maritime researcher and consultant for ten years before taking the post of Policy & Project Manager in 2009.  She has been Director of National Historic Ships UK since 2017.


Paula Palmer

Resources Manager

Paula has worked for the various incarnations of National Historic Ships UK since 2001.  As well as overseeing the office, she manages the organisation's finances, website and annual Awards programme.

Victoria Wallworth

Victoria Wallworth

Policy, Projects & Course Manager - (Wed-Thurs)

Victoria originally joined NHS-UK as Office Administrator.  She now leads on various projects including our Historic Vessel Conservation course. 

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Kathryn Jones

Administration & PR Coordinator

After 20 years as a picture researcher, Kathryn volunteered at the National Maritime Museum before joining NHS-UK in 2019.  Her role includes running our social media and writing the monthly newsletter.

Luis Vicente

Luis Vicente

Projects Officer & Policy, Projects Manager

Originally from Lisbon, where he interned at the Portuguese Maritime Museum, Luis moved to the UK to study maritime design history. He works on various projects, including the Shipshape Network and our annual Awards programme. 

Peter Green

Peter Green

Field Officer

Peter was a Radio Officer in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service before moving into the Oil & Gas industry.  After taking early retirement, and having built a few small craft over the years, he took a Boatbuilding course and spent 10 months working in a traditional boat yard.


Stuart Anderson


A former academic and emeritus professor in the history of pharmacy, Stuart was a member of the research team for our War and the Sea project.  He now provides research support across a range of initiatives at NHS UK.