Contact Us

General and room hire enquiries

Tel0207 479 7080
Fax0207 287 6967
AddressSociety of Antiquaries of London
Burlington House
London W1J 0BE

Library enquiries

Tel0207 479 7084
Fax0207 287 6967

Museum collections enquiries

Tel0207 479 7088
Fax0207 287 6967

Society staff

Please find below details of our staff and their duties. If you have a specific query, please check below to see who might be the best person to deal with it or,if you are unsure, contact Jola Zdunek who can direct you.

Publishing a list of staff email links unfortunately attracts large amounts of spam. If you wish to contact a member of staff by email, you can do so by adding the initial of their first name to their last name with no intervening dots or spaces (thus Ortrun Peyn's address is opeyn) and adding

John Lewis, BSc, FSA
General Secretary

- Provide strategic leadership
 - Responsible for operational management
at Burlington House and Kelmscott Manor
- Has operational responsibility for finances
- Represent the Society and liaise with public,
professional and government agencies
0207 479 7080

for email see
note above
Dominic Wallis, BA
Head of Development

- fundraising activities
- legacies and donations
0207 479 7092

for email see
note above
Jola Zdunek, MA
Executive Assistant

- all general enquiries
- room hire enquiries
- event administration
0207 479 7080

for email see
note above
Helen Cockle, BA, PhD
Governance Officer

- Enquiries about criteria and eligibility
for grants (applications should be sent
to the Executive Assistant, see above)
- Usernames and passwords for access
to the Fellows’ area of the website
-Nominations for new Fellows (Blue Papers)
- Balloting arrangements for new Fellows

0207 479 7094

for email see
note above 
Renée LaDue, BA, BS, MA
Renee LaDue
Communications Officer

- press enquiries
- lecture programme enquiries  
- Fellowship News & website enquiries

0207 479 7086

for email see
note above
Lesley Favager, BSc (Hons), FCCA
Finance Manager

-Preparation of accurate financial information concerning the Society
-Ensure financial operations run efficiently

0207 479 7087
Giselle Pullen
Assistant Accountant

- subscriptions
- changes to Fellows' details
- general Society finance (invoice
payments, etc)
0207 479 7087

for email see
note above
Heather Rowland, BA, MCILIP
Head of Library and Collections

- management and development of
library and museum collections at
Burlington House and Kelmscott Manor
0207 479 7096

for email see
note above
Anooshka Rawden, BA, MA
Collections Manager

- management of the museum collections at
Burlington House and Kelmscott Manor
0207 479 7088

for email see
note above
Ortrun Peyn, MA, MA
Head of Library Cataloguing

- management and development of
library's computerised systems
- cataloguing
0207 479 7083

for email see
note above
Adrian James
Assistant Librarian

- enquiries about library collections (printed materials, manuscripts and prints and drawings collections)
- photocopying and reprographic

0207 479 7084

for email see
note above
Jo Carter, BA, DipLib
Jo Carter
Assistant Librarian (Cataloguing)

- Cataloguing
- Administration of remote access to online journals
service for Fellows
0207 479 7085

for email see
note above
 Carol Evans, BA, MALS
Assistant Librarian (part-time)

- book  and journal acquisitions
- journal exchanges
0207 479 7090

for email see
note above
Christopher Catling, MA, FSA

Salon and Publications Editor
- Editor of Salon, the Society's fortnightly electronic newsletter to whom contributions should be sent
- Assistant Editor, Antiquaries Journal, and monograph editor
0207 479 7089

for email see note above
Kate Owen MA, FSA
Publications Manager
- responsible for the management of the Society's publications programme
- Editor of the Antiquaries Journal, to whom all initial submissions should be sent
0207 479 7089

for email see
note above
Tom Beaumont James MBE, MA, PhD, FSA
Tom James
- Reviews Editor, Antiquaries Journal, to whom all correspondence about book reviews should be sent 0207 479 7089
Stephen PapworthPorter and Security

- arranging parking permits
- arrangements for disabled access
0207 479 7095

for email see
note above

Map and directions

The entrance to Burlington House, also home to the Royal Academy of Arts, is on the north side of Piccadilly, half way between Green Park and Piccadilly Circus underground stations.


The Society of Antiquaries of London is at the north-west corner of the Burlington House courtyard. Buses 9, 14, 19, 22 and 38 stop outside Burlington House.