The Deana & Jack Eisenberg Lecture in Public History 2015
More than just a good day out: Bringing History to life in the National Trust
Wednesday 7th October 2015
Wolfson Conference Suite 6pm
A public lecture on history in the National Trust by Dame Helen Ghosh.
Dame Helen joined the civil service from Oxford University, where she read Modern History. She has worked in a number of government departments, starting off in the Department of the Environment, and returning to environmental issues when she became Permanent Secretary at Defra in 2005.
In between, she followed her interest in providing public services to local people with jobs in the Department for Work and Pensions, HM Revenue and Customs and the Government Office for London. She has also worked at the centre of Goverrnment, with two spells in the Cabinet Office. Most recently, she has been Permanent Secretary at the Home Office.
She is a long-term member of the Trust and of her local Wildlife Trust in Oxfordshire. She is married to an academic and has a son and daughter, who are in their early twenties. She lives in Oxford, and includes family life, looking after her allotment, walking and watching ballet among her relaxations.
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