Susan McDonough has joined the Landmark Trust as its Head of the Historic Estate. Susan is a historic buildings surveyor who has been Senior Conservation Surveyor with Martin Ashley Architects for the last eight years, working extensively on buildings at Windsor Castle. Before that she was a Conservation Surveyor for Historic Royal Palaces and in 2006 was an SPAB Lethaby Scholar.
As Head of the Historic Estate, Susan will oversee a £1.4 million budget for conservation repairs and maintenance activities on the Landmark Trust’s 195 historic buildings. She will oversee major restoration projects to save buildings at risk and manage a team of regional surveyors.
Anna Keay, Director of the Landmark Trust, said:
“We are delighted to have Susan on board and look forward to benefiting from the breadth of her conservation experience on our current collection of Landmarks and our future building rescue projects.”
Susan concluded: “I’m a great admirer of the Landmark Trust’s work and am looking forward to contributing to its range of achievements to preserve our heritage.