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Eilish McGuinness

Eilish McGuinness | CEO | National Lottery Heritage Fund

Eilish McGuinness became Chief Executive of the National Lottery Heritage Fund in January 2022, having previously been the Heritage Fund’s Executive Director, Business Delivery.

Eilish has worked in heritage all her professional life and has extensive experience across the sector and the breadth of the UK’s heritage.

She joined the Heritage Fund in 1996 and has held a variety of roles – both operational and strategic – including Regional Manager North East, Head of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Major Grants and Special Programmes.

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Eilish McGuinness, CEO, National Lottery Heritage Fund welcomes delegates to the Reflect, Share, Inspire event. This is followed by the opening panel session that reflects on the achievements of the Digital Skills for Heritage initiative over the past three years, share thoughts on some of the highlights and successes, as well as considering the initiative’s legacy.

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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