Sharon Ament

Sharon Ament is Director of the Museum of London, a cultural ambassador for the Mayor of London and member of the Mayor’s Cultural Leadership Board; on the London Area Council of Arts Council England, Chair of the London Screen Archives and Co-Chair of the Women Leaders in Museums Network. 

She is a Noyce Leadership Fellow, a member of the Conseil Scientifique of Universcience in Paris and on the International Advisory Board of the ArtScience Museum in Singapore.

Since joining the Museum in 2012, Sharon has been steering the next phase of the organisation’s development to more fulsomely reflect the energy and dynamism of London itself. 

In 2015 she announced plans to build a new museum for London in West Smithfield, which is due to open in 2024. Public consultation on the design scheme of the new museum was launched in July 2019.