Xerxes Mazda

Director of Collections, National Museums Scotland

Leading the Collections Directorate in its work: acquiring, caring for, researching and displaying the collections. Xerxes looks after five curatorial departments (Art & Design, Natural Sciences, Scottish History & Archaeology, Science & Technology, World Cultures) and the Department of Collections Services. Previously Xerxes held positions at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, the British Museum, London and the Science Museum, London. Xerxes has a Masters in the History of Science & Technology and a PhD in Biochemistry.


Session Global Leadership Summit (not included in INORMS fee)
Room Fintry
Time 10:00 - 17:00
Date Monday 4th June, 2018
Speakers Ehsan Masood - Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rebecca Endean - Strategy Director UK Research and Innovation
Norifumi Miyokawa - Senior Research Administrator, Hiroshima University
Sukanya Kumar-Sinha - Deputy Director, RCUK India
Christina Miller - Director, UK Research Office (UKRO)
Xerxes Mazda - Director of Collections, National Museums Scotland