Dr Nick Winterbotham

Since 1989, I have worked at CEO level in museums and in other arts, science & heritage institutions: 

  • Director, Tullie House, Carlisle
  • Director, Eureka! the National Children's Museum, Halifax
  • Deputy Head, The National Railway Museum, York
  • Head, Arts and Heritage, Leeds City Council
  • CEO, Thinktank Science Museum, Birmingham
  • CEO, Millennium Point, Birmingham
  • Director, Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket
  • Director, Roald Dahl Museum, Gt Missenden

I now support science, heritage, arts and learning teams in a variety of different roles.  I have chaired charity teams as diverse as the Association for Science and Discovery Centres, the Group for Education in Museums, the Learning and Heritage team at the National Holocaust Centre & Museum and a now similar role with the RNLI.


My enthusiasm is always for creating strategic and practical solutions for teams, boards and individuals; and, where problems persist, I offer my experience and a fresh pair of eyes and ears to resolve them.

Over the past 30 years, I have worked in local authorities, schools, charities, universities, third sector arts organisations and the National Health Service.

My consultancy clients include: 

  • the Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • the Warwickshire Museums
  • the Heritage Lottery Fund
  • the Arts Council of England 
  • the Black Country Living Museum 
  • ICOM-CECA Armenia
  • the Wellcome Foundation
  • Historic England 
  • the Museums Association