Jessica is Head of Corporate Development and Events at the National Portrait Gallery. The Gallery receives 30% of its funding through a government grant and has to generate the rest itself.
Jessica’s focus is on securing major exhibition and programme sponsorships, corporate partnerships, and income generated through events.
Jessica was previously a consultant managing cultural-sector sponsorships for clients like BP, State Street and Bacardi.
She has been an advisor to UNESCO and continues to work with the Commonwealth Association of Museums on creating lasting international partnerships.
Jessica was a fellow at the Getty Centre in Los Angeles, based in the Getty Foundation, and holds an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art.