2016 Conservator of the Year

Nicole Tse — Grimwade Centre for the Conservation of Cultural Materials

A member of AICCM for more than 20 years, involved in the organising committees for IIC in 2000, and ICOM-CC in 2014 and AICCM Bulletin editor since 2013, Nicole has been awarded 2016 Conservator of the year in recognition of her networking, leadership and collaborations in SE Asia.

Her role in APTCCARN, the Asia Pacific Tropical Climate Conservation Art Network and her involvement in disaster recovery activities in Bohol, the Phillipines following the earthquake and Typhoon Haiyan. Through her role in APTCCARN, Nicole has successfully gained support from the Australian-ASEAN Council of DFAT to present an international forum, Natural Disasters and Cultural Heritage in the Phillipines: Recovery, reconstruction and measures of effectiveness in 2017 in conjunction with the National Museum of the Phillipines.