Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Louise Owens

Louise Owens completed a Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) with First Class Honours at the University of Technology, Sydney, and has worked as an interior designer, stylist, writer and interviewer for over 25 years, for clients including the Queen Victoria Building, Georg Jensen, MasterChef, David Jones, Good Weekend, Vogue Living and House & Garden.

An avid reader, Louise writes the book blog Read Me, and is the President of the NSW Dickens Society, organising a variety of book-related talks, events and weekends away – as well as the 112th International Dickens Fellowship Conference in Sydney in October 2018.