Alexander Goodger

Alex is the manager of the museum. He began working life as a wine adviser in the Midlands before moving into the independent museums sector. Previously, he worked at Norton Collection Museum in Worcestershire and Birmingham Museums Trust, before moving to Cheshire to work as Museum Manager at Nantwich Museum - a Civil War museum. Alex has an interest in Scottish history and its dramatic landscapes, and it has been a long-held ambition to move to Scotland. He also loves motorbikes and old camper vans, and is keen to travel around the Highlands and the North Coast 500.

Kate Southern 
(Development Manager)

Kate is the development manager. Originally from the U.S., she moved to Scotland in 2018. Kate graduated from Macalester College in the U.S. with a B.A. in Liberal Arts. Originally living in the Shetland Islands, she moved to Dundee at the end of 2018. Kate is an experienced fundraiser and designer, and was thrilled to accept the unique and varied position of development manager at the museum in March 2020. Kate also volunteers for Girl Guides and is an active member of the Church of Scotland. In her spare time, she likes to paint, cook, sew and decorate cakes. She is also a keen photographer.