Peronel Craddock

Peronel is Director of Content (Interim), and is responsible for co-ordinating and leading work across the Content Team, which includes the curatorial, learning, community engagement and volunteering teams at the Horniman.
She brings experience of public engagement strategy, programming and delivery in national and independent museums, and in international consultancy. Before joining the Horniman, Peronel was Head of Programmes at Bletchley Park Trust, where she was responsible for research, exhibitions, learning, collections, archives and oral history. Her previous role was Head of Content Development at the Natural History Museum, in which she led on content across the museum’s public offer - from exhibitions to digital and face-to-face programmes. With a background in interpretation and exhibition development, and as an editor in scientific and medical publishing prior to her museum career, Peronel has extensive experience in communicating content to a wide range of audiences.

Professional qualifications

Peronel holds an MA in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford, an MSc in Science Communication from Imperial College London, and is an alumna of the Oxford Cultural Leaders programme.