Taissa is an interpretation planner, content developer and writer. She works with project teams and content specialists to write interpretation plans for museums, historic buildings and outdoor interpretation trails, regularly assisting with Round 1 and Round 2 HLF bids. She guides the selection and structuring of content, helps develop overarching themes and identifies the most effective and enjoyable ways to communicate with visitors. Her extensive experience of content development and writing, seeing projects through to final delivery, usefully informs the creation of robust and realistic interpretation plans.
Taissa previously worked at Tim Gardom Associates, John Csáky Associates and with the educational publishers Coordination Group Publications. She holds a BA in Classics and a PgCert in Architectural History, both from the University of Oxford.
Current and recent projects include:
- Interpretation planning, content development and scripting for a new museum exhibition and town trail for Reading’s medieval abbey ruins (opening 2018)
- Interpretation planning for indoor and outdoor interpretation at Cogges Manor Farm, Witney
- Interpretation planning for Newington Green Unitarian Church
- Developing a children’s guidebook to Great Malvern as part of the Route to the Hills heritage project
- Content development for Silverstone Heritage Experience
- Interpretation planning for a major redevelopment of Chelmsford Museum
- Content development for National Museum of Kuwait
- Scripting for graphics and digital interactives at Tatton Park Farm, Oak House Museum, National Maritime Museum, Audley End House (English Heritage), Rye Castle Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, River and Rowing Museum, St Mary the Virgin, Oxford.