Meet the Trustees – Siobhan Monaghan

Lowewood Museum is now under the management of the Lowewood Museum Trust; a new charitable incorporated organisation. In this series of posts, meet the members of the Trust Board, with this article featuring Siobhan Monaghan.

Siobhan Monaghan – trustee of Lowewood Museum Trust CIO

Siobhan has lived in the Borough of Broxbourne for the last 20 years and became a local councillor in 2018. She took up the role of Cabinet Member for Housing & Community Services in 2019. 

She started her career as a Picture Researcher for Sport & General News Services in London in 1982. Not only working with TV, newspapers and magazines but also assisting on the cataloging of an extensive glass plate negatives collection housed in a church crypt. 

Following a period of time with The Heart Corporation in Soho working for Cosmopolitan, Company, Harper’s & Queen and Good Housekeeping, Siobhan moved in the world of Investment Banking and a career recruiting top graduates across Europe & America. 

Always returning to her creative side she continues to develop her skills as a silversmith and is currently studying jewellery design. 

She says “I see a museum not only as a link to the past but also a window to our future.  I want Lowewood to be a place of discovery, excitement and somewhere you want to return to time and again.  Working with this incredible team of Trustees & Volunteers the museum will be somewhere that you not only visit but will come to you.   It is for everyone throughout the Borough & beyond.”

Siobhan is also a Foster Carer, Chair of The Police & Crime Panel for Hertfordshire, member of The National Association of Police Fire & Crime Panels Executive, The Fawcett Society, The Conservative Women’s Association and The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.  

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