Head Collection Services
Barbara Reeve has been the Head of Collection Services since 1998. She was the inaugural Head of Conservation at the Australian National Maritime Museum from 1993 to 1998. She has a BSc (Hons) in Archaeological Conservation and Materials Science from the University of London and a BA (Hons) in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, from Bryn Mawr College. She completed the Museum Leadership Program at the University of Melbourne Business School and was a Visiting Scholar at Wolfson College, Cambridge, in 2010. She has extensive international experience, including the establishment of conservation training at Hong Kong University; conservation and collection management work for museums, collectors, and archaeological excavations in Europe, the Asia–Pacific, and the Middle East; and teaching for Cambridge University’s Classical Tripos. Her professional interests and publications include collection management, conservation, community bushfire recovery, and eco-effectiveness in the heritage sector.