Advisers and experts


Annemies Broekgaarden

Head of Public & Education, Rijksmuseum (NL)

Graziano Campanini

Emeritus Director, Museo della Sanità Santa Maria della Vita, Bologna (IT)

John Patrick Greene

Director, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin (IE)

Hermann Schäfer

Founding President, Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Former Vice Minister of Culture in Germany, (DE)


The European Museum Academy gathers a group of experts active in specific sectors of the museum and heritage world with a proved experience in European programs as well as in national and local development projects. They contribute to the development of the Academy in terms of researching, lecturing, training, writing, consulting etc. In this way, EMA benefits of a wide range of skills developed during the years and is able to offer a comprehensive variety of services based on a sound knowledge of museums and heritage issues. This body is constantly implemented by new entries.

Lars Amréus

Director General, Swedish Maritime Museums, Stockholm (SE)

Arno van Berge Henegouwen

Formerly curator at Museon, The Hague (NL)

Brynja Björk Birgisdóttir

Director, Sverresborg Trøndelag Folk Museum, Trondheim (NO)

Thomas Brune

Former Head German Ethnology, Landesmuseum Württemberg, Stuttgart (DE)

René Capovin

The Micheletti Foundation, Brescia (IT)

Jill Cousins

Director, The Hunt Museum, Limerick (IE)

Andrew Durham

Director, Artlab Australia, Adelaide (AU)

Kilian T. Elsasser

Museumsfabrik, Luzern (CH)

Guido Fackler

Professor in Museology,
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Würzburg (DE)

Paolo Galluzzi

Director, Museo Galileo, Firenze (IT)

Christopher Grayson

Formerly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg (FR)

Loukia Loizou Hadjigavriel

Director, A. G. Leventis Gallery, Nicosia (CY)

Gregor Isenbort

Director, DASA Arbeitswelt Ausstellung, Dortmund (DE)

Margaret McColl

Museum Education & Art Education, University of Glasgow, Glasgow (UK)

Barbara Karl

Director, Textilmuseum St, Gallen, St. Gallen (CH)

Edouard de Laubrie

Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée, Marseille (FR)

Mark Leslie

Narrative Architect, Dublin (IE)

Laura Longo

School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University (SG)

Cristina Menegazzi

Risk Management Expert, UNESCO, Paris (FR)

Ann Nicholls

Museum researcher, Bristol (UK)

Virgil Stefan Nitulescu

Manager, National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Bucharest (RO)

Georgios Papaioannou

Athens (GR)

Margherita Sani

Istituto Beni Culturali della Regione Emilia Romagna, Bologna (IT)

HRH Sibilla de Luxembourg

Chairperson Advisory Board Guggenheim Venice, Luxembourg (LU)

Bojana Rogelj Skafar

Director, Slovene Ethnographical Museum, Ljubljana (SI)

Anne-Louise Sommer

Director, Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen (DK)

Elia Vlachou

Museologist-Cultural Manager, Athens (GR)

Danièle Wagener

Former Director, Les 2 Musées de la Ville de Luxembourg, Luxembourg (LU)

Communication and special projects

Temime Hazal Şahin

Rahmi M. Koç Museum, Istanbul (TR)

Emek Yilmaz

Panorama 1326 Bursa Museum, Bursa (TR)