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Katherine Findlay

Katherine Findlay

Katherine is an experienced heritage project manager with a particular interest in historic buildings, landscapes and archives.

She has run engagement and conservation projects at sites ranging from Bronze Age hillforts to Second World War airfields. During the First World War centenary, she was responsible for Devon Remembers, one of largest and most successful county-level research and commemoration initiatives in the UK. She has worked on a number of historic places of worship including the 12th century St Nicholas Priory in Exeter.

She is also a researcher and writer, and is the author of The Icelandic Adventures of Pike Ward, published by Amphora Press. Before joining the Foundation for Jewish Heritage, Katherine led a specialist team planning the £54 million restoration of Oldway Mansion, the magnificent south coast estate built for sewing machine entrepreneur Isaac Singer.

In her spare time, Katherine is the chair of Devon History Society.

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