Denise Hamerton

As the curator responsible for the mammal, bird and herpetology (amphibians and reptiles) collections, her role is to co-ordinate curatorial and conservation activities for these Natural History collections, and to provide input on related exhibitions.  Denise currently also serves as the client liaison on behalf of Iziko Museums of South Africa  on the management team for the Courtyard Project.  This is an extensive renovation project funded by the Department of Arts and Culture, to increase the research collections’ storage capacity, to update safety services and to expand the visitor experience.