Art World Professional Advisory Group

Tonya Nelson

Advisory Group Member

Biography

Biography

Tonya Nelson has been leading arts and cultural organisations in the UK since graduating from Christie’s Education. She was recently appointed to be the first Director of Arts Technology and Innovation at Arts Council England. Prior to this, she was Director of Museums and Cultural Programmes at University College London (UCL). She sits on the Board of Trustees of The National Gallery and is Chair of Bomb Factory Art Foundation and International Council of Museums (UK). Prior to entering the cultural sector, she was a corporate lawyer and management consultant in Washington, DC.