ICOM UK

ICOM UK is made up of all the current ICOM members resident in the UK. An Executive Committee is elected every three years and is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the timely and efficient administration of ICOM UK’s affairs
  • Setting and defining strategic goals
  • Ensuring effective financial management and reporting
  • Championing the work of ICOM UK and ICOM
  • Liaison with the ICOM Secretariat

ICOM UK Executive Committee

Catherine McDermott – Co-Chair (Professorship in Curatorial Practice at Kingston University and independent museum consultant)

Dr Christian Baars – Co-Chair (Head of Collections Care Department, National Museums Liverpool)

Jane Knowles – Secretary (Head of Exhibitions, The National Gallery)

Duncan Dornan – Treasurer (Head of Museums and Collections at Glasgow Life)

Nigel Sadler – Head of the Bursaries Committee (Independent Consultant, Sands of Time Consultancy)

Dr Elena Perez Alvaro – UK Blue Shield Representative (Museum Consultant)

Huaiyuan Ren – Emerging Professional/ Student Committee Member

Jilly Burns – Scotland Representative & Committee Member (Head of National and International Partnerships at National Museums of Scotland)

Hannah Crowdy – Northern Ireland Representative & Committee Member (Head of Curatorial, National Museums Northern Ireland)

Edmund Connolly – Committee Member (Programme Manager (UK) Google Arts & Culture)

Arran Rees –  Committee Member (Research Associate – Unlocking our Digital Past, Loughborough University)

Pip Diment – Committee Member (Head of Interpretation and Digital Engagement at Royal Armouries Museum)

Claire Messenger – Committee Member (Manager, International Training Programme (ITP), British Museum)

Nick Marchand – Committee Member (Head of International Programmes, Victoria & Albert Museum)

@UK_ICOM

The next Heritage in Crisis talk - focusing in on decolonisation, Ukraine and Russia - is scheduled for 30 November, 12.30-13.30 (UK time).

To book, visit: https://uk.icom.museum/icom-uk-heritage-in-crisis-decolonising-ukrainian-cultural-heritage/

A new report from ArtFund, Museum X and Culture& sheds light on the impact of ethnic diversity initiatives on curatorial roles in the UK arts & heritage sector
1998-2021.

https://bibli.artfund.org/m/53e933cf196387c3/original/Art-Fund-Curatorial-Diversity-report.pdf?_ga=2.177259809.528651887.1668422001-1916952378.1664185819

The next Heritage in Crisis talk - focusing in on decolonisation, Ukraine and Russia - is scheduled for 30 November, 12.30-13.30 (UK time).

To book, visit: https://uk.icom.museum/icom-uk-heritage-in-crisis-decolonising-ukrainian-cultural-heritage/