Tobias is the Director of North Star. He is a senior leader who has been working in the museum and heritage sector for over 20 years. His areas of expertise include strategic planning, master planning, directing projects, developing content and interpretation, exhibition design as well as setting and delivering public programmes.
Tobias has gained a unique range of experience, working on many public funded projects in diverse roles. As a Senior Designer for Continuum Group, Tobias designed and delivered the ‘Unlocked’ visitor attraction at Oxford Castle, a Heritage Lottery Fund project, in a Grade 1 listed Scheduled Monument.
As Senior Project Manager at the National Railway Museum, Tobias delivered a programme celebrating the 75th anniversary of the locomotive Mallard, breaking the world steam speed record. This hugely popular season was seen by 365,000 visitors in 6 weeks. As Head of Public Programmes at the National Railway Museum, Tobias was responsible for the exhibition, events and learning teams, as well as exhibition led capital projects. Highlights from this time include an Arts Council England funded theatre collaboration with York Theatre Royal and the delivery of the site wide Master Plan. Tobias was also the Project Director for the £15 million Great Hall redevelopment project.
For the last five years, Tobias has been Project Director for the £11.5 million Eureka! Science + Discovery Centre. He led all stages of the project, securing the funding, procuring and managing the design teams, for both the base build and the exhibition fit-out, as well as delivery of all aspects of the new attraction.