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 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
Head of Events

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 2021 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.

Gabriella Sotiriou

Gabriella joined us in autumn 2022 from an executive search enterprise in the City of London where she focused on international law firms. She writes for a number of publications and volunteers with a charity that provides disadvantaged young people with mentorships and scholarships in creative industries. Gabriella graduated from the University of St Andrews in 2021 with an MA in History of Art.