Sharon Ament

Director Museum of London, London (UK)

Course: Museums

Sharon Ament, Museum of London Director since September 2012, recently launched the Museum’s 5-Year Strategic Plan (2013/14 - 2017/18). Sharon is part of the London Cultural Strategy Group; is a Noyce Leadership Fellow and on the Noyce Alumni Steering Group. Sharon was formerly Director of Public Engagement at the Natural History Museum, during which time she was Chair of the Exhibition Road Cultural Group, which represents 17 major cultural institutions; and Vice-President of Ecsite. She was a trustee of the Wildscreen Trust and International Wildlife Film Festival; and a founder of the conservation charity 21st Century Tiger. Sharon is committed to the concept of engaged cultural citizenship, “culture” comprising all facets of human endeavour including artistic, political, scientific and social. She has worked to ensure the sustainability of complex organisations and has lead on major projects and initiatives such as new galleries, exhibitions, income generation, fundraising and communications campaigns.