Dr Lucy Peltz is Senior Curator, 18th Century Collections and Head of Collections Displays (Tudor to Regency), at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Dr Peltz joined the National Portrait Gallery in 2001 as Curator of 18th Century Collections and has curated several permanent galleries, temporary exhibitions and displays including 'The Regency in the Weldon Galleries' (2003 onwards), 'Brilliant Women: 18th-Century Bluestockings' (2008), 'Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power and Brilliance' (2010–2011) and 'Simon Schama’s Face of Britain' (2014–2015), which resulted in a TV series, a Viking-Penguin book and an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.