About Us

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum together form a department of the University. This department is one of the Museums and Collections of the University.


The Staff and Contact Details


All staff can be contacted at The University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane, Oxford OX1 4AZ or on 01865 286690. Their email addresses all follow the same format -  firstname.surname@obg.ox.ac.uk.

  • Director

Professor Simon Hiscock

  • Assistant to the Director

Jill Walker

  • Senior Curator

position vacant

  • Departmental Administrator

Olivia Singh

  • Gardens’ Curator

Tom Price

  • Glasshouse Curator

Kate Pritchard

  • Primary and Families Education Officers

Kate Castleden & Emma Williams

  • Secondary Education Officer

Sarah Lloyd

  • Friends Administrator

Liz Woolley

  • Ticket Office Coordinator

Valerie Parslow