Ian Blatchford is the Director of the Science Museum Group, which oversees the Science Museum in London, England, and other related museums. He was previous Deputy Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, opposite the Science Museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, southwest London.
Ian Blatchford started his career working at the Bank of England and the merchant bankers Barclays de Zoete Wedd in the City of London. He then joined the Arts Council as the Deputy Finance Director. He moved to the marketing and design agency Cricket Communications, working in the position of Financial Controller. In 1996. he joined the Royal Academy of Arts as the Director of Finance.
In April 2002, Blatchford joined the Victoria and Albert Museum as Director of Finance and Resources. He then became Deputy Director in December 2004. He left to be Director of the National Museum of Science and Industry in October 2010.
- "National Museum of Science & Industry appoints new Director". Science Museum, London, UK. 10 September 2010. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
- "V&A deputy to head national museum group". Exhibition Road. 10 September 2010. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
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