The Panacea Charitable Trust currently employs 13 people throughout its offices, museum and CenSAMM project.
The Senior Staff in the charity are:
David is an experienced professional having worked with for The Panacea Charitable Trust for 20 years. David trained and qualified as a chartered management accountant in 1985, and worked for the Guardian Media Group, Mirror Group Newspapers, and the Express Newspaper Group in a number of financial and management roles prior to working for the charity.
David has overall management responsibility for the charity including all its activities together with responsibility for regulatory and financial matters.
Sean is a third-sector professional with almost fifteen years' experience working with non-profit organisations. Before working at The Panacea Charitable Trust, Sean spent five years with YMCA Bedfordshire as their Business Manager and before that was the interim CEO of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce. He completed a Master's degree in Charity Management in 2017.
Sean is David McLynn's deputy and manages many aspects of the charity on an ongoing basis as well as assuming full responsibility for the management of the charity for approximately half of any given year. Sean is a Trustee of Bedford Giving, a partnership the Trust has recently co-founded.
James is Professor of Bible, Society and Politics at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. His main research areas are Christian origins and Judaism in the 1st century and the Bible and religion in English political discourse.
Alastair is an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity and a Fellow of Hughes Hall in the University of Cambridge. He is a researcher in the field of the late-modern and contemporary history religion and spirituality, with a special interest in religious innovation and secularization-sacralization. He has worked extensively on the history of the Panacea Society's healing.
Zara is an experienced museums professional and joined the Trust in 2022. Zara has extensive experience leading museums including Harborough Museum, Melton Carnegie Museum, Ely Museum, in partnership at Charnwood Museum and led the refurbishment of Harborough Museum and Market Harborough Library. Zara has also worked for Arts Council England, and is a Trustee of Ramsey Rural Museum.
Vicki works 3 days a week as Archivist and Conservator for the Panacea Charitable Trust, and one day a week as an Associate Lecturer for the Open University. Vicki has number of post-graduate qualifications in the field of heritage management and history, and has a research interest in the history of health practices.
For contact details of the above staff, please visit the contact us page