Our Team Members

Meet our conservators at Endangered Heritage


Victoria Pearce

Director and Senior Conservator

Victoria has specialist skills in heritage and collection management, involving heritage values, conservation management and heritage interpretation. With a degree in Fine Art and Conservation Victoria has extensive experience in modern materials and contemporary art, particularly in art investment and management of collections.


Prue McKay

Senior paper conservator

Prue provides specialised advice and conservation treatment for paper and photographic materials. She is also available to consult on exhibitions and preventive conservation, collection storage and management (including the RE-ORG Method for institutions), exhibitions install/deinstall, and disaster response and recovery. She is an experienced archives conservator.


Emma Wade

Customer support and Lab Manager

Emma has a background in music, drama and the arts, gardening, comedy, animals, photographic studies, textiles, and environmental sciences. Emma has framing experience and helps out in the lab when we need extra hands and a sense of humour. At the risk of sounding eclectic, Emma is just the multi-tasker Endangered Heritage needs! An incredibly empathetic and sentimental person at heart, Emma is guaranteed to treat you and your objects with the utmost care and she will sort out any questions or concerns straight away. Emma loves her job, loves a challenge and loves things that are in the "too hard basket". She will go the extra mile to track down products and stock, even if it means ringing Missouri well after work is over! If you have any questions, or would like information about our products, Emma is the one to call, or pop in to see her.


Andrew Pearce

Senior objects conservator

A specialist Objects and Metals Conservator. Andrew consults on Museum Workplace Health and Safety and Large Technology Objects. Andrew has developed extensive expertise in Glass repairs.


Bretony Colville

Senior objects conservator

Bretony is your classic over achiever, she has a range of experience in archaeology, and conservation. She Specialises in object conservation and in particular archeological conservation including Indigenous and Oceanic art. Bretony is adding to her skills in textiles conservation.


Louis Abasta

IT Support and Business Analyst

Louis loves being able to put a smile on peoples faces, and understands the frustration of computers just not working as they should. Louis will go above and beyond if it means making life easier for a client. Louis works with Macs or PC platforms and can trouble shoot most problems. Coming from a business and IT background, he aims to develop IT infrastructure around current business processes so you don't have to change your business to suit the IT guys... rather the IT solution needs to fit the business.


Robin Tait

Senior book and paper conservator

Robin is a qualified fine art conservator with additional training in rare and valuable book conservation. Books are complex moving artefacts and need more than just a minimal approach to be repaired back to use and function. This requires time, patience and specialist care.


Alexis Harper

Junior Metals Conservator

Alexis is an objects conservator specialising in metals and weaponry.