Professor Adrian Heritage ACR, Professor in Conservation of Wall Paintings and Architectural Decoration, Cologne University of Applied Sciences
Professor Adrian Heritage’s teaching and research areas include conservation ethics; wall painting and street art techniques; conservation methodologies; conservation imaging; preventive conservation (environmental assessment and the deterioration processes of porous materials).
Professor Heritage has experience in practical conservation, management and research in the UK and Germany. He was formerly Senior Architectural Conservator and Head of Wall Painting Conservation at English Heritage. He studied Fine Art and Philosophy BA (Hons) at the University of Reading. His postgraduate training in conservation was undertaken at the Courtauld Institute of Art (University of London), where he gained a Diploma in Wall Paintings Conservation and an MA in Paintings Conservation.