Programme Director Towards a National Collection (UK) UK Arts and Humanities Research Council
Rebecca M Bailey is Programme Director of the £19m research funding programme Towards a National Collection. She is assigned to the programme for five years (2020-25) by Historic Environment Scotland, where she has worked since 2004, most recently as Head of Exhibitions and Outreach. In addition to coordinating research funding and a PhD programme, she initiated a series of touring exhibitions in museums and historic properties throughout Scotland, as well as two substantial exhibitions in China. She is currently President of the International Confederation of Architectural Museums, and an Advisory Council member of the International Council of Museums.