Meet the team at Clandon Park

Meet some of our dedicated specialists who've been working on the project at Clandon since the fire. From conservators to archaeologists, our close knit team is working hard to reach our goal of rebuilding Clandon.

Curator holding the stoneware duck

Sophie Chessum

Prior to the fire Sophie led a team of National Trust conservation specialists and as a previous curator for Clandon Park she researched and wrote much of the Clandon Park guidebook. Since leading the emergency salvage operation she now advises on the significance and history of the house, its garden and wider setting and the collection.

Team members meeting at Clandon Park

Jess Maynard

Jess is the Senior Project Co-ordinator at Clandon Park, the vital cog that keeps the wheels turning behind the scenes.