Our Team

With over 100 years of combined experience, the Chargeurs Museum Studio leadership team provides support to the talented designers, dedicated client relationship managers and skilled craftspeople who are the heart of our network.

Leadership

We provide leadership to clients and network subsidiaries and partners, as well as the expertise in creative direction, project management and business operations to ensure the successful delivery of the most complex projects.

Employee Spotlight

The teams which make up Chargeurs Creative Collection are composed of the very best specialists in the world. All of these women and men have extraordinary track records of performance in their sectors, and now work together as one to deliver the world’s most sophisticated immersive experiences.

Mike Wilshaw

Head of Innovation at Leach |

Mike's degree and professional background is in product and industrial design. He also has an MBA and has worked developing and creating new and innovative products throughout his career. Leading Innovation at Leach means Mike's day-to-day work is in adapting and designing solutions for our customers in the retail, heritage, exhibition and museums sectors. Mike has also worked to develop Leach's own range of display and print solutions to deliver the quality and innovation that makes Leach a leader in its field.

Barbara Rayder

Director of Graphics at D&P |

Barbara supervises the Graphics Department staff at Design & Production and manages all graphics components of complex museum projects throughout all stages from concept design to final installation. She manages graphics fabrication budgets, graphics vendors and subcontractors, and adherence to schedules.   Barbara has been proud to have been part of work for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the National Museum of American Jewish History, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the National Museum of the African American History & Culture, numerous Smithsonian Museums, Presidential Libraries, as well as projects at Disney and Universal Studios theme parks.

Peter Karn

MET Studio Global Creative Director |

Peter is an award-winning creative director with over 18 years of experience at the cutting edge of the international exhibitions and experiential design sector. A strong believer in collaboration and building relationships both internally and externally and that first and foremost the creative’s job is to listen and then to innovate to create inspiring solutions that are unique to a brief but progressive for their audience and sector. Peter and his team at MET create experiences that make the ordinary extraordinary and strive for innovation and excellence in the experiential sector. Peter has developed and delivered exceptional experiential projects worldwide in both the cultural and commercial sectors and collaborated with many of the industry’s leading professionals.  

David Davis

Lighting Engineer / Master Electrician |

A licensed master electrician with nearly 40 years of experience, Mr. Davis plans and procures lighting and audio-visual hardware systems and supervises their integration and installation. He specializes in simplifying highly complex systems until they are easily understood, installed, and maintained. Over the course of his career, he has graduated from working with simple residential systems to more complicated and demanding commercial systems. Since joining D&P in 2013, he has provided significant contributions to a long list of high-profile exhibit projects, including the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and the National Air and Space Museum (NASM).

Robin Rochford

Director at DesignPM |

With a background in Theatre and Production Management, Robin moved into the Cultural and Heritage Industry in 2004. Robin joined DesignPM in 2019, bringing a track record of delivering over 30 museum projects in different roles including consultancy, client-side and contracting. At DesignPM, Robin leads multi-disciplinary teams, taking full responsibility for delivering and exceeding our Client’s objectives. Motivated by the unique nature of museum projects, Robin enjoys the challenge of finding solutions to the complex and high stakes challenges inherent in large scale international Cultural and Heritage projects.

Corina van Piggelen

Procurement and Estimations Manager, Hypsos |

After her studies at the University of Utrecht, Corina joined Hypsos. Enthusiastic about the business, the commitment to quality and the teamwork at Hypsos, she has worked at Hypsos in Project Management and Procurement ever since. In 2018, she became head of the purchasing department, and just 12 months later also took on leadership of the estimating department. In her role as head of purchasing and estimating, Corina’s goal is to ensure the early involvement of subcontractors in order to obtain the best possible project propositions from a technical, creative and economic standpoint. While strengthening relationships with subcontractors and suppliers, and maintaining the Hypsos quality standards, Corina has built a culture of savings on procurement costs. Corina’s favorite projects are the ones with an extra level of challenge, such as The Olympic Journey, where Hypsos was commissioned by the IOC to install a temporary museum in the Royal Opera House within 36 hours during the London 2012 Summer Olympics.

Carol See

Sales and Marketing Director |

After many years working in biomedical research and running a London based Science Centre, Carol left the Academic world to join the Cultural and Heritage Industry. Carol joined Chargeurs Creative Collection, following her departure after serving for many years as Brand Marketing Executive for a privately-owned museum specialist company, responsible for developing marketing strategy and business opportunities for the company worldwide. With over a decade of experience and track record within the Cultural and Heritage Sector, Carol puts her expertise and experience into growing Chargeurs Creative Collection, developing unique opportunities for the network as the industry continues to grow. Carol is delighted to join this exciting adventure to bring a new commercial edge to projects, increasing the value of the network for partners, clients and stakeholders around the world.