Iain Watson

Director - Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums

Director of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) since November 2010 and a
member of TWAM’s Senior Management Team since 2001, following a previous 18 years experience in the cultural and heritage sector. Iain is a Director of Audio Visual Arts North East, a lay member of Newcastle University’s Ethics Committee, a member of Durham University’s Museums Board, a member of the Cultural Heritage Advisory Team at Newcastle University’s International Centre for Culture and Heritage Studies and a Board Member of the Great North Run Cultural Programme. He has written and lectured extensively on museums, learning and heritage and has a strong track record in leading change. He is a Board member of the Museums Association.

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