Aristoteles Georgios Sakellariou
Aristoteles Georgios Sakellariou, Head of Conservation, Museum of Islamic Art, Doha
Aristoteles Georgios Sakellariou is the Head of Conservation at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha (MIA) since 2013. Previously he served as Associate Deputy Director of Collections at the National Museum of Qatar and Head of Conservation & Scientific Research at the Islamic Arts Museum of Malaysia (IAMM). Prior to that, he worked in several museums, projects and excavations in Greece, the UK, Jordan, Turkey and Oman. He has an MA in Preventive Conservation, a MA in Museum Management (Northumbria University) and a BA Hons in Conservation & Restoration (Lincoln University).
Mr Sakellariou is one of three editors for the ‘Science of Preventive Conservation’, the first book fully devoted to Preventive Conservation in Greek. Within his field of interest are the material cultures of the East Mediterranean, preventive conservation with a special focus on display cases and finally how management theories find practical applications in organizing personnel for the care of collections.