BAFRA is pleased to announce the appointment of two Associate Members to the Executive Committee, Rachel Cooze and Cesar Cerejo. Rachel has taken on the role of Events Officer.
Rachel Cooze was born in Wiltshire and still lives in the county. She studied French at Cardiff University and was awarded a BAHons. After a successful career in Marketing and Public Relations, which also covered publishing and design, she began retraining in 2001, first as a furniture maker at Basingstoke Collect of Technology, then as a restorer/conservator at West Dean College. She has run Cotswold View Restoration for over a decade and also frequently collaborates with BAFRA Accredited Member Martin Burgoyne (Heartwood Restoration) and BHI Member Peter George, (Rockley Clocks) for whom she carries out work on clock cases.
Cesar Cerejo, is a director of the recently established furniture conversation and restoration company – “Caesars Conservation” whilst also working as a restorer for a well established London antiques trader.