Tim Reeve is Deputy Director and COO of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance and is also leading the development of a new ‘V&A East’ in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London.
Taking a strategic and operational overview of all museum activities, Reeve also leads the divisions responsible for the V&A’s commercial and digital activities, exhibitions, finance and resources, marketing and communications, security and visitor experience. Furthermore, he manages the V&A’s partnership with China Merchant’s Group, which saw the creation of the new V&A Gallery at Design Society in Shenzhen, China. He also oversees the V&A’s wider international strategy.
Reeve is project lead on the ambitious new ‘V&A East’ development in East London. This will see the creation of both a major new permanent gallery and exhibition space plus a new research and collections centre as part of the East Bank cultural and educational legacy.
Prior to joining the V&A, Reeve was Director of Historic Properties at English Heritage, and managed the National Heritage Collection’s 420 historic properties. A graduate in Ancient History from Royal Holloway, University of London, Reeve studied at the Institute of Archaeology (UCL) and INSEAD on its International Executive Programme.