Our staff

The Team

Anneliese Davidsen
Director of Two Temple Place

Anneliese Davidsen joined in the new role of Director in spring 2020, with the aim of building on the organisation’s cultural programme and free community activities. Previously, Anneliese was the Executive Director of the UK's leading theatre for young audiences, the Unicorn. She has also held senior roles at the Young Vic Theatre, Sadler’s Wells, and Paines Plough. She holds an MA in English literature.

Tim Hillyer
Finance Director

Tim joined Two Temple Place in August 2018 following 9 years in a comparable role at a similar sized charity. He is a qualified Management Accountant (FCMA) and worked previously as Finance Director and Operations Director in the retail sector, print media and sport. He is currently an elected member of the supervisory board of a League One football club.

Rebecca Hone
Head of Exhibitions

Rebecca joined Two Temple Place in July 2016, after 2 years running a small public art gallery, Mascalls Gallery, in Paddock Wood, Kent. She graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2011 with a degree in the History of Art and went on to gain experience of the arts and cultural sector from a variety of galleries and arts organisations throughout Sussex, Kent and London, including the De La Warr Pavilion, Jerwood Gallery, the Public Catalogue Foundation (now ArtUK) and Culture24.

Rachel Quilliam-Scott
Events Manager

Rachel joined us in 2021, with over a decade’s experience in the events’ industry. A series of senior positions in the cultural sector, including roles at the Tate, V&A and Museum of London, have all given her strong skills in customer service, business development, and end-to-end event execution with high end clients. She previously studied Ancient History and Archaeology.

Fay McDermott
Programme Co-ordinator

Fay joined us in summer ’21 from the People’s History Museum, where she focused on the education programme, delivering events and workshops for schools and developing relationships with community groups. She has an MA in Cultural Heritage Management and completed the Museums Development North West Emerging Leaders’ Course in 2019.

Danny Figg
Learning & Events Intern

Danny joined Two Temple Place in October 2021 as Learning & Events Intern, to help coordinate the schools' programme and run events for families during the 2022 exhibition. Previously Danny studied for an MA in Medieval Studies at the University of York, where he also ran storytelling and craft workshops for primary schools and families as part of the Theatre in Schools project and volunteered at Bedern Hall, a small medieval building in the city centre.

Pratisha Rodrigues
Exhibition Intern

Pratisha recently graduated with a degree in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art. She has started to gain experience working for various arts organisations including Artangel, Frieze, Art on the Underground (TfL), and the National Trust.