Andrew Lovett

Chief Executive, Black Country Living Museum

Andrew has 20+ years senior-level experience working across the museums, leisure, arts, heritage and protected landscape sectors. He moved into museums after 11 years working for the Lake District National Park, joining York Museums as Head of Visitor Services in 1996. Senior roles at STEAM – Museum of Great Western Railway and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle Gateshead followed, before Andrew started his current role as Chief Executive of Black Country Living Museum, Dudley in 2009.

He is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Museums Directors’ Council, the West Midlands Mayor’s Cultural Leadership Board, and Chair of the Association of European Open Air Museums.