- Tutor, Wolfson College
Margaret Greeves was elected Fellow in 2007 and has served the College on a number of committees. She has recently been appointed Tutor and looks forward to this new level of engagement with College members.
She is an art historian who has worked as a museum professional and trainer. She joined the staff of The Fitzwilliam Museum in 1995 and until 2008 was Assistant Director responsible for administration and public services. She coordinated the £12m capital development of the Museum Courtyard (opened 2004) and until July 2011 led the Fitzwilliam and the museums of the University in the East of England Museum Hub Renaissance in the Regions programme funded by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. She is involved in museums nationally as Chair of the Collections Trust www.collectionstrust.org.uk and regionally as a trustee of the National Horseracing Museum, Newmarket.
She is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and the Courtauld Institute, University of London, and taught art history, specialising in Raphael and the Italian Renaissance, before working in the museum field. She is enthusiastic about the educational and inspirational potential of material culture unlocked through museum people and programmes.
She has lived and worked in Kenya and Scotland and is currently working on a project with Chinese museums.