Jenny Layfield

Andy Campbell

Jenny Layfield

Steering Group Member

Current role: Director - National Coal Mining Museum for England (NCMME)

The NCMME illuminates the past and light the future of our connection with coal, mining and its rich heritage. A museum experience that provides insight into the heart of what coal mining means to us and the nation

Prior to the NCMM Jenny worked for the National Trust for 15 years starting in Human Resources and ending her time as the General Manager for Nostell.

Jenny is passionate about increasing Wakefield’s reputation as a cultural destination.  She was one of the founding members of the Wakefield Cultural Consortium who in 2016 were successful in receiving a £300,000 grant, part of the jointly funded Cultural Destination fund from ACE and Visit England.

Quirky fact: Jenny is the proud recipient of a Blue Peter badge.