Cornwall Heritage Trust’s CEO, Cathy Woolcock, has been shortlisted by Cornwall Museums Partnership for its prestigious leader of the year award.

One of only three people to make the cut, Cathy will find out if she has won at an awards ceremony taking place at the Royal Cornwall Museum on February 8.

The award recognises inspirational leadership from anyone in a Cornish heritage organisation at any level who has influenced, inspired and motivated their colleagues.

Cathy said: “I can’t believe it. I am passionate about Cornwall and its heritage, and so being recognised for doing a job I love, with a team of colleagues who inspire me every day, is a true honour.”

Cornwall Museums Partnership is an independent charitable incorporated organisation, which supports a network of more than 70 museums across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Cornwall Heritage Trust is an independent Cornish charity, which aims to preserve and strengthen Cornwall’s unique and distinct heritage for future generations. The charity protects 13 of Cornwall’s most iconic and important historic sites, runs a heritage education programme and provides school transport grants, which enable children to visit historic places across Cornwall.