Julia Park-Newman is an Institute of Conservation (ICON) accredited conservator. She trained in conservation at Lincoln College of Art, then studied conservation theory at the Institute of Archaeology UCL whilst working for a local authority Museum and carrying out practical training at a County Museum.
After a spell running Conservation Services she was employed at the Ancient Monuments Laboratory, English Heritage, first working on archaeological conservation projects and then as Collections Conservator carrying out audits, conservation, and preparing tenders for conservation projects within English Heritage properties. In 1994 (with the birth of her first child) Julia re-kindled Conservation Services.
Since 1994 Julia has carried out practical work and as consultant on both large and small scale projects for Museums, Archaeological units, Churches and Heritage bodies throughout the country.