Miriam is a chartered accountant and spent her corporate career in Procter and Gamble with key roles in financial analysis, treasury, manufacturing and product launches. She started working in museums in 1998 and has run two museums; Bede’s World and Beamish Museum. Miriam set up her own consultancy in 2008 and has since worked in a mixture of project development, project management, fundraising and interim roles across a wide range of Arts and Heritage organisations. She is an accredited Growth Accelerator Coach, a government initiative to provide business support to SMEs that have high growth potential. She has extensive experience in business and financial planning, and enjoys using her wide ranging skills and experience to work with individuals and organisations, big and small, bringing enthusiasm and energy to the development and success of those organisations.