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Renata F Peters (Chair)

Dr Renata F Peters has worked in conservation projects in South and North America, Europe and Africa. She is a Senior Lecturer at the UCL Institute of Archaeology, Coordinator for the UCL MA Principles of Conservation, Vice-chair of the Directory Board of the International Council of Museums - Committee for Conservation (ICOM-CC) and Conservation Lead of the Olduvai Geochronology Archaeology Project in Tanzania.

Melina Smirniou (Deputy Chair)

Dr Melina Smirniou is a Senior Lecturer at the School of History & Heritage, University of Lincoln, and Programme Leader of the MA in Conservation of Cultural Heritage. She has co-directed and founded Conservators Without Borders, which she also served as a member of the Board of Trustees. She is Managing Editor of the Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies, and an Assistant Coordinator of the ICOM-CC Art Technological Source Research Working Group.

Jane Henderson ACR

Jane Henderson is Reader in Conservation at Cardiff University. She teaches on Cardiff University’s BSc and MSc degrees in Conservation and Collection Care. In Wales she works on projects for a Museum Strategy, Conservation principles and assesses Government grants. She has acted as a Trustee for Icon, The Collections Trust and the Cynon Valley Museum. She currently sits on the Welsh Museums Fed, the BSI and CEN committees for standards, the editorial panel of JIC and the ICOM –CC preventive conservation working group.

Karen Thompson ACR

Karen Thompson is a lecturer and programme convenor for the MPhil in Textile Conservation at the University of Glasgow. She has previously worked as a conservator both in the private and museum sectors.

Emily Williams

Dr Emily Williams directs the MA in Conservation of Museum and Archaeological Objects at Durham University.  She previously taught at the University of Mary Washington and The College of William and Mary.  She chaired the American Institute of Conservation's Education and Training Committee for 4 years and is currently the Coordinator of ICOM-CC's Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Working group.