Sinéad McCartan has been announced as Director of Northern Ireland Museums Council (NIMC). Sinéad is moving from the position of Head of Collections Research and Interpretation at National Museums NI and will begin her post at NIMC on 1 August 2017. Sinéad succeeds Chris Bailey, who retired from NIMC at the end of March.
Prof Elizabeth Crooke, Chair of NIMC, said "the Board is delighted that Sinéad is joining the NIMC team. Sinéad is a well-respected curator and museum professional and we look forward to working with her for the benefit of our membership".