Dr Ashley Robertson joined the History Council of Victoria (HCV) in May 2021, after being appointed Executive Director of Australian Museums & Galleries Association of Victoria in April 2021.
For nearly 10 years, Ash has been a passionate advocate for the museums and heritage sector, specialising in collections preservation and care. Through her work, Ash has built strong relationships within the Victorian museum and gallery networks, including volunteer-run and community collecting organisations. She holds a PhD in Anthropology/Indonesian Studies (University of Melbourne) and a Masters in Museum Studies (University of St Andrews). Her professional profile includes Museums Victoria, UNESCO, St Andrews Museum, and the National Museum of Scotland.