Meet the Team

CHART is led by Co-Directors David Turner (Professor of History) and Hilary Orange (Senior Lecturer in Industrial Heritage).

Meet the Team - David Turner Professor of History.

David Turner

Professor of History
Meet the Team - Hilary Orange Senior Lecturer in Industrial Heritage.

Hilary Orange

Senior Lecturer in Industrial Heritage

They are supported by a Steering Group drawn from Swansea University’s academic, professional and student community.


Steering Group

Meet the Team - Annie Tubadji Senior Lecturer, Economics.

Annie Tubadji

Senior Lecturer in Economics
Meet the Team - Sarah May Senior Lecturer, History

Sarah May

Senior Lecturer in Heritage
Meet the Team - Harrison Rees

Harrison Rees

Assistant Technology Transfer Officer, AgorIP

Amina Abu-Shahba

Community Engagement Associate, Taliesin Arts Centre

Mai Musié

Public Engagement Officer
Meet the Team - Alex Langlands Senior Lecturer, History.

Alex Langlands

Senior Lecturer in History
Meet the Team - Alan Dix Director of Computational Foundry, Computer Science.

Alan Dix

Director of Computational Foundry, Computer Science
Meet the Team - Nika Balomenou Tourism Academic.

Nika Balomenou​

Associate Professor in Tourism and Visual Sociology​

Work Placements and Internships

CHART welcomes undergraduate and postgraduate students on work placements and works with external partners to offer internships in the heritage sector. Our work placement students in 2022 were Sam Tucker and Elis Lewis.

History and Governance

CHART was founded by David Turner and Hilary Orange and was established in May 2021 as an initiative of the Department of History, Heritage and Classics (School of Culture and Communications). CHART reports to the School’s Research Committee.