Minna has a background in museums, heritage and interpretation projects.
Minna holds a Master of Public History from Monash University and a First Class Honours degree from the University of NSW. She is a committee member of the Oral History NSW and Professional Historian’s Association NSW.
As a professional historian and project manager, Minna has developed substantial experience in consulting environments leading research, building interpretive frameworks and community engagement projects for government and private clients in NSW and Victoria. She brings knowledge of government arts and heritage policies and processes to GML.
Minna specialises in historical research and interpretive content development for a diverse range of formats including online heritage databases, websites, signage copywriting, ABC Radio National, exhibitions, landscape and architectural designs.
In addition to her consulting experience Minna has authored and presented peer reviewed research as part of her Berry Family Fellowship into Victoria’s social history. In 2018, Minna was awarded the NSW History Fellowship for a program of professional development in Berlin, London and Oxford.2
‘Interpretation connects us to our history. It helps us to recognise the complexity of human experience in a landscape or urban fabric and understand our city in a new light.’
Master of Public History, Monash University
Bachelor of Art Theory/Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (English Literature), University of New South Wales
Executive Committee Member, Professional Historians Association, NSW & ACT