Mrs Margaret Greeves MA (Dublin) MA (London) FRSA

Emeritus Fellow

Margaret Greeves, elected Fellow in 2007, served as a Tutor 2011-2013 and is Secretary of the Fine Arts Committee. She is a freelance consultant to museums and has been a trustee of the National Horseracing Museum, Newmarket, and Chair of the Collections Trust and Cambridge Public Art Panel.

She is an art historian who has worked as a museum professional and trainer in Scotland and South East England before joining the staff of the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1995. Until 2008 she was Assistant Director there, responsible for operations, administration and public services and oversaw the Courtyard Development. She continued in a part-time capacity until July 2011, leading the Fitzwilliam and the museums of the University of Cambridge in the East of England Renaissance Museums Hub funded by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council.

Margaret has worked with Chinese Museums since 2006 and was Visiting Professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University Overseas Education College 2012-2016.

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.