Caroline Worthington, Director
Caroline has worked with artists throughout her career as a curator. She brings a wealth of experience gained while leading two independent, non-profit organisations. As Chief Executive of Bexley Heritage Trust for six years, she ran two historic houses and introduced a contemporary art programme, featuring the work of artists including Gavin Turk, Laura Ford, and Joana Vasconcelos among others. Prior to that she was the Director of the Florence Nightingale Museum on London’s South Bank, where she raised funds and oversaw a complete redesign and re-launch in 2010.
Caroline became Vice Chair of the Association of Independent Museums (AIM) in 2020 and a Trustee of Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery Trust in January 2021.
Lorraine Pajak, Awards and Events Manager
Lorraine has a background in commercial galleries, museums and arts membership organisations. Her experience includes managing an art libraries society based at the National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum. Lorraine holds a BA (Hons) in History and Theory of Art and an MA in Arts Policy and Management.
Lorraine became a Trustee of the Belvedere Community Centre in 2020.
Elle Arscott, Membership Manager
Elle manages the Society’s membership and is the first point of contact for Society members and the public. She joined the Society from the hospitality sector, where she worked in both front of house management and international luxury hospitality PR & marketing.
Elle has an MA in History of Art & History of Music from the University of Edinburgh and an MA in Heritage Management from Athens University of Economics & Business.
Peter Boyse, Head of Finance
Peter has a background in financial accounting for small charities and trading companies. He also currently works for RER Megacorp, an independent musician run record company active from 1978.
He has previously worked for the Florence Nightingale Museum, Musicworks Resouce Centre and the National Family & Parenting Institute
The Society is also supported by a fantastic team of volunteers.