James Etherington, Director at Ripon Museum Trust, will be leaving his post on 24 January to take up the position of Director at Kiplin Hall and Gardens.
Throughout James’ time at the Trust, he has overseen the building of a strong staff team, and a committed and growing volunteer team. James commented: “It wasn’t an easy decision to make, but I felt now was a good time to move on as the museums are in a really strong position at present. It has been a real privilege to work with everyone at the Trust for over three years and I am grateful for the opportunity”.
Richard Taylor, Chairman of Ripon Trust, said: “We are sorry to see James go but wish him every success with his new position at Kiplin Hall. We are very grateful for all his work and enthusiasm during his time with us”.
A recruitment process is now underway and full details will be made available in the coming few weeks.