Centre Staff

Anne Wickes is Office Manager and as such handles the day-to-day running of the Centre.

Anne knows the Archive very well and in her years at the Centre she has met and interviewed many who have donated their memories to it. Her knowledge and resourcefullness in locating information and sources for research in the archive and the  wider world is well respected.

Amanda Herbert-Davies Editor of the Centre Journal. ( the Journal now in Digital form only – Pease ensure we have your email address if you want to receive it)
Amanda has an honours degree in Conservation and Restoration of Historic Art, is an author in her own right, her recent book Children in The Second Word War. Amanda was been a volunteer at the Centre for some years where in addition to a wide range of work she has for the last several issues been editor of our journal, Everyone’s War, now a staff member working to both edit the Digital Journal, expand our presence on social media and our reach into education..
Email editor@war-experience.org

SWWEC Trustees are… Personnel and Trustees

Kelvin Bell | BA FCA
Was educated at Wolstanton County Grammar School and graduated from Liverpool University before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse.

He has a wealth of Commercial and industrial experience serving as Managing Director of engineering and technology based organisations and latterly his own company.

Kelvin has also worked with mental health and youth based charities. For many years Kelvin has had a keen interest in all aspects of the Second World War and was delighted to join the Board of Trustees in July 2008.

Robert Fleming | FIOD
Educated at Carlton Grammar school, Bradford; Robert joined the RAF as an airman in 1974  he retired as Flight Lieutenant in 1985 following service home and overseas including the Falklands in 1982.
As Trustee he is assisting the Centre in making the collection and resources available to a much wider audience, helping to realise its educational value and increasing his own awareness of the Second World War in the process.

Although his lifetime passion is very much linked – a pilot, he has been involved in restoration and operation of mainly historic aircraft, including the WWII Spitfire, Hurricane, Buchon (Me109), Sopwith ‘Pup’ and several other important examples of civilian and late WWI types. The current or past members of The Real Aeroplane Company fleet are often seen in public displays, operated from Breighton airfield in Yorkshire.

Robert, co-founder of a very successful plc technology company, remains active in high tech companies, the care industry, recruitment, property and aviation.