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A portrait photo of Bernard Finucane

Bernard Finucane, Assistant Director, Corporate Operations & Services (Acting)

Bernard joined the Museum in early 2019 after a career as an architect and a manager of corporate activities in the public and private sectors.

Building on his earlier work in urban design, master planning and human interactions with the workplace, Bernard is focussed on leading the Museum’s efforts to maximise the value of its built assets and protect its invaluable collection of Australian heritage.

Tel: +61 2 6208 5474

Katherine McMahon

Katherine McMahon, Assistant Director, Discovery and Collections

Katherine was appointed Assistant Director, Discovery and Collections, in March 2020, after acting in the role from June 2018.

Katherine was previously at the Australian War Memorial and joined the Museum in 2017 to oversee the delivery of the Museum’s major gallery renewal program.

Tel: +61 2 6208 5102
Fax: +61 2 8362 9626

Ruth Wilson

Ruth Wilson, Assistant Director (Acting), Public Engagement

Ruth joined the National Museum of Australia in February 2016 as the Associate Director, Visitor Services and Development.

Ruth’s previous work included time at the National Gallery of Australia as Assistant Director and the National Portrait Gallery as Deputy Director.

Tel: +61 2 6208 5129
Fax: +61 2 8362 9626

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