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Victoria McGuinness

TORCH Business Manager
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Victoria McGuinness runs TORCH, manages the TORCH Team, and works with colleagues across the University to support research engagement. 

Victoria has worked in Museums and Higher Education for the last ten years and is completing her PhD in the area of museum and cultural project management. 

Before joining TORCH in 2014, Victoria was at the Ashmolean Museum as a Project Manager for seven years, working on the £61 million Redevelopment of the Ashmolean Museum, overseeing the object processing and mount-making for the 12,000 objects installed in the 35 new galleries. Victoria also managed the creation and development of the new Broadway Museum in Worcestershire. 

Working as a Project Management and Museums consultant, Victoria has also worked with Bahrain National Museum, Qal’at al Bahrain Museum, UCL Petrie Museum and also in Greece for the British School at Athens in Knossos, Crete, and Portugal and Spain. 

Victoria is currently a Trustee of MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) www.mola.org.uk and the Museum of Oxford Redevelopment Trust www.oxfordhiddenhistories.org