Dr Constance Wyndham
Senior Heritage Consultant

Dr Constance Wyndham is an accomplished heritage and museums specialist.

She holds a PhD in Critical Heritage Studies and a Masters in Museum Studies from the Institute of Archaeology at University College London, and a Bachelor’s degree in art and architectural history from the University of East Anglia, Norwich.

Constance has extensive experience in international museums and heritage work, particularly in international development contexts. This has included work in designing public programs and community engagement for the British Museum and Leighton House Museum in London. In Afghanistan, she managed cultural projects for the Kabul based NGO Turquoise Mountain, an organisation that has rebuilt parts of Kabul’s Old City and established an institute for training Afghan craftsmen and craftswomen. Also in Kabul, she worked as a registrar on a project to digitise the entire collection of the National Museum of Afghanistan. She has worked in Bamyan, Afghanistan, at the Bamyan Buddhas World Heritage site, undertaking research with local communities which fed into the management plan of the property. As a consultant she has worked as part of a team to evaluate UNESCO’s strategy to protect cultural and natural heritage in emergency scenarios.

Constance has a strong research background. She has worked as a sessional lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology at University College London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and the University of Sydney. She has experience in planning and managing projects, data analysis and report writing. Her skills lie in community engagement, public program design, collections management and social values assessments.


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PhD in Critical Heritage Studies, Institute of Archaeology, University College London

Masters in Museum Studies, Institute of Archaeology, University College London

Bachelor in History of Art and Architecture, University of East Anglia

Project Curator, British Museum, London, November 2010–August 2011

Cultural Projects Manager, Turquoise Mountain, Kabul, Afghanistan, February 2008–January 2010