Michael Terwey re-elected to MA board - Museums Association

Michael Terwey re-elected to MA board

Michael Terwey
Director of Public Engagement & Research, National Trust for Scotland and Ethics Committee Chair, Museums Association

We are pleased to announce that Michael Terwey has been re-elected to the Museums Association board, which he joined in 2020. He is director of public engagement and research at the National Trust for Scotland and the chair of the MA’s Ethics Committee.

Originally from Fife, he studied at the universities of York and St Andrews before taking a job at Wilberforce House Museum in Hull. He subsequently worked at Historic Environment Scotland, Tyne & Wear Museums, the National Maritime Museum and the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford. He has also served as a charity trustee and chair of the Social History Curators Group.

Michael’s roles have all included working with visitors, and his current job focuses on growing and diversifying the National Trust for Scotland’s audiences to ensure the benefits of heritage can be enjoyed by everyone.

On his election, Michael said: “I’m delighted to have been re-elected by MA members, and look forward to working with the executive team on their ambitious plans for the future.”