Tim Knox FSA

Director, Fitzwilliam Museum - University of Cambridge Museums

Tim Knox represents the University of Cambridge Museums, made up of 9 sites, including Kettle’s Yard and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Tim recently joined the Fitzwilliam Museum as Director from Sir John Soane’s Museum in London where he had been Director since 2005. He studied History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, and was appointed Assistant Curator at the Royal Institute of British Architects Drawings Collection in 1989, moving in 1995 to the National Trust as its Architectural Historian, becoming Head Curator in 2002.

On his appointment, Tim said: “I am pleased and proud to be appointed the next Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum. The museum and the other collections of the University play an important role in the cultural enrichment of the University, the city of Cambridge and its surrounding area – and indeed of the nation as a whole.”

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