Preparing paste for a tear repairMy career in conservation began in 2006 with a two-year internship in book and paper conservation at the world-renowned Bodleian Library, Oxford, (an Institute of Conservation and Heritage Lottery Fund initiative).

Following my decision to specialise in paper, I gained a scholarship to study a two-year Masters in the Conservation of Fine Art; Works of Art on Paper course at Northumbria University.

During and since the completion of my course in 2010, I have undertaken internships and work within:

In March 2011, I began Zoe Finlay Paper Conservation from studio premises in Newcastle upon Tyne.

I currently live in Northumberland with my husband and two daughters.

Professional Memberships: