Timothy Mason

Arts & Heritage Consultancy


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Timothy Mason is a cultural consultant with substantial experience of the arts & heritage and urban regeneration.  From 1995 to 2000 he was Director of the Museums & Galleries Commission and prior to that Chief Executive of the London Arts Board.  He has been the Director of the Scottish Arts Council and of the Western Australian Arts Council.  He has had extensive professional engagements abroad including in Western and Eastern Europe, Canada, United States, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Barbados, Singapore, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine.


He is currently a member of the General Council, Commonwealth Association of Museums and of ICOMís Committee for International Committees.He is a Governor of Kingís College Hospital, London.


Earlier in his career Tim Mason worked in the administration of the performing arts including the Royal Exchange, Manchester, Ballet Rambert, the Actors Company, the World Theatre Season and the Oxford Playhouse.He was the author of the first editions of Care, Diligence & Skill, a handbook for the Boards of arts organisations.


Timothy Mason lives in London.






The consultancy often works in partnership with others and has the capacity to draw on a number of associates and specialist practices who can offer expertise in appraisal and evaluation in the public and private sector in the UK and elsewhere.