Dr Valerie Johnson
Dr Valerie Johnson is Director of Research and Collections at The National Archives, where she is responsible for supporting and coordinating research, conservation and cataloguing programmes. Valerie is also responsible for The National Archives’ active support for archives. Prior to working at The National Archives, Valerie worked on a funded project based at the University of Cambridge History Faculty, and holds an MA with Distinction in Archive Administration. She was awarded the Alexander R Myers Memorial Prize for Archive Administration, and won the Coleman Prize for her PhD thesis, ‘British Multinationals, Culture and Empire in the Early Twentieth Century’. Valerie is a Registered Member of the Society of Archivists, a Trustee and member of the Executive Committee of the Business Archives Council, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society; and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. She has worked as an archivist and historian in the academic, corporate and public sectors.