Helen Lindsay

Helen Lindsay is a freelance Collections Care professional and Paper Conservator, experienced in providing support for organisations wanting to improve access to their collections. Helen has worked for an extensive range of organisations including St Paul’s Cathedral, National Archives of Scotland, UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, British Film Institute, Tate Britain, Institute of Conservation ICON, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Wellcome Trust. She has published widely and conducted research in a number of fields, most notably as the original author of the self-assessment checklist, Benchmarks in Collections Care and the best practice guide for the Archives and Records Association, Volunteering in Collections Care. Helen is Jack Lindsay’s daughter and maintains a keen interest in writings about him as well as conducting her own research, most recently on the files released by MI5 on surveillance of Jack and many other Left-wing writers in the mid- to late-twentieth century.