Board of Trustees

The Trustees of the Science Museum Group have statutory duties under the National Heritage Act 1983 for the general management and control of SMG. Within the framework of these statutory duties, the role of the Trustees is to establish SMG’s policy, review performance and endorse appointments to key management positions.

Download Structure of the Board’s sub-committees and advisory boards

Find out about the Railway Heritage Designation Advisory Board

Recruitment for new Trustees

The Prime Minister wishes to appoint up to three Trustees to the Science Museum Group. The successful candidates will contribute to the governance of this public body and the delivery of its objectives.

Please see the Centre for Public Appointments or our recruitment page for further details.  The deadline for applications is Monday, 15 February 2016 at 17.00.

Download minutes from Board of Trustees meetings


6 October 2015
1 July 2015
4 March 2015

3 December 2014
8 October 2014
26 June 2014
4 March 2014

2 December 2013
21 October 2013
27 June 2013
4 March 2013


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