Michael Harvey – ANMM
Michael Harvey has worked in the fields of museums and science communication for 20 years. Prior to taking up his current role at the Maritime Museum, Michael worked as Head of Exhibitions at the Australian Museum and at the Natural History Museum in London, where he managed science communication programs and developed concepts for new galleries. Michael has also travelled around Australia as a member and a coordinator of the Shell Questacon Science Circus, has taught in Museum Studies at the universities of Leicester and Sydney, and is a past president of Australasian Network of Science and Technology Exhibitors. Beginning with university studies in Zoology and the History of Science, Michael’s key interests now lie in the museums field, and in exploring the ways museums can engage with their audiences, create memorable experiences and widely share their collections and their research.