Lesley Hindley

BTO Archivist

Lesley is responsible for collecting, providing access to and preserving the BTO Archives. She also manages the Chris Mead Library.

Interests & Responsibilities

Prior to joining BTO in 2022, Lesley worked for the University of Cambridge as a postgraduate administrator and archives volunteer. She has a particular interest in increasing the accessibility of archival collections, and is working to open up BTO’s amazing collections to new audiences.


  • Postgraduate Diploma in Archives and Records Management, University of Dundee, 2022
  • MA in Artefact Studies, University College London, 2009
  • MA in Egyptology, University of Liverpool, 2008
  • BA (Hons) in Literae Humaniores (Classics), University of Oxford, 2006