Governance at the British Museum

It is the ultimate responsibility of the Museum’s Board of Trustees and its Director to develop the strategy in a challenging economic environment to ensure future success and to maintain and develop the Museum’s reputation as a leading cultural institution in the UK and abroad.


  • An overview of the history of the British Museum – how it is structured and why?
  • We will share an overview of how the Museum is managed.
  • We will look at the role of the Museum’s Board of Trustees.
  • We will look at how the Trustees work the Director and the Senior Management team