Noël James - Director & CEO

Noël has been Director & CEO of MKCDC at Bradwell Abbey since October 2016.

Noël has a background of 30 years in the heritage sector, particularly in cultural policy, and specialises in New Town Heritage and Medieval History. She is thrilled to be working at the beautiful Bradwell Abbey and is blessed with a fantastic and enthusiastic team, who are all bringing exciting changes to the site.

Noël has authored several academic publications and her research interests include New Town Heritage, Landscape Archaeology and Medieval Law. Most recently she has edited a series on New Town Heritage and is well-versed in History, Literature, Urban Geography and Music. She gained her Doctorate from the University of York in 1999.

She is looking forward to the near future when Bradwell Abbey will be open to the public as a registered visitor attraction. In the meantime, she invites you all to enjoy its lovely grounds and gardens!

Lynne Dawson - Business Development Manager



Catherine McIntyre - Archivist



Richard Gregory - Functions & Operations Manager