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Dudley Towns Fund Board


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Andrew Lovett

Black Country Living Museum

Chief Executive, Black Country Living Museum & Chair of Dudley Towns Fund Board


Andrew has 20+ years senior-level experience working across the museums, leisure, arts, heritage and protected landscape sectors. He moved into museums after 11 years working for the Lake District National Park, joining York Museums as Head of Visitor Services in 1996. Senior roles at STEAM – Museum of Great Western Railway and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle Gateshead followed, before Andrew started his current role as Chief Executive of Black Country Living Museum, Dudley in 2009.

He is Chair of the Association of Independent Museums, a member of the National Museums Directors’ Council’s Executive Committee, a member of the West Midlands Combined Authority Cultural Leadership Board, and Chair of the Dudley Towns Fund Board.

Disclosure of disclosable interests at meetings:


January 21, 2021 at 12:00:00 AM

Disclosure of Interests at Meetings

Association of Independent Museums - Trustee / Director and Chair

National Museums Directors Council - Member of Executive Committee

West Midlands Arts Trust - Trustee / Director and Chair

West Midlands Cultural Leadership Board (West Midlands Combined Authority) - Member

West Midlands Combined Authority Regional Tourism Board - Member

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