Olivia Sharrard is the Collections and Exhibitions Officer for Beyond the Binary and is studying for her MA in Museum Studies at UCL. Her research focuses around themes of social justice in museums, and she has a great interest in display and exhibition development. Olivia also volunteers as the Assistant Collections Manager at Thame Museum.
Through her background in commercial archaeology, Olivia previously worked at the Jorvik Viking Centre in York, championing and facilitating disability access within the museum. She continued her employment within the museums and heritage sector at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum, before joining the Beyond the Binary team at Pitt Rivers. Olivia has experience of project coordination with the University of York, and of working collaboratively during a heritage project in Egypt.