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 (UK)

Barbara Karl
Director, Textilmuseum 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 (LU)

Communication and Special Projects

Temime Hazal Şahin, Rahmi M. Koç Museum, Istanbul (TR)

Emek Yilmaz, Panorama 1326 Bursa Museum, Bursa (TR)