Sonya is a third generation member of the Birley family working at Vindolanda.  Sonya returned to Northumberland in 2010 after a 15 year posting north of the Wall.

As Communications Manager for the Trust Sonya promotes the work of the Trust to the wider world, arranges access for filming, creates our press releases and looks after our Social Media channels. It is unlikely that you will ever see Sonya without her iphone, camera or both in her hand!