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Lynda Albertson – Chief Executive Officer

Edgar Tijhuis – Acting Academic Director, Italy Programming


Key Contributors

Noah Charney – Founding Director, ARCA; Journal of Art Crime, Editor-in-Chief

Urška Charney – JAC Designer and Distribution Director

Crispin Corrado – Classical Antiquities, Ancient Rome Advisor

Summer Clowers – ARCA Postgraduate Programming Assistant

Monica Di Stefano – Social Director, Italy Programming

Angelina Giovani – ARCA Blog – Journalist and Provenance Coordinator

Valerie Higgins – Academic Consultant, Associate Professor and Program Director for Archaeology and Classics and MA Program in Sustainable Cultural Heritage, The American University of Rome – Rome

Kirsten Hower – Alumni Coordinator

Marissa Marjos – ARCA Postgraduate Programming Assistant and International Events Coordination

Maria Vano – ARCA Blog Copy Editor


Board of Trustees

Dennis Ahearn – Director of Security, Christies – London, UK

Lynda Albertson (ex officio) –ARCA Chief Executive Officer – Rome, Italy

Marc Balcells – Professor, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Professor, Associate, Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Barcelona, Spain

Noah Charney – ARCA Founder and President – Ljubljana, Slovenia

Richard Ellis – Director, Art Management Group and former Head Art and Antiques Squad Metropolitan Police, New Scotland Yard (retired) – London, UK

General B(a) CC Giovanni Pastore –  Vice-Commandant for the Comando Carabinieri per la Tutela del Patrimonio Culturale (Retired) – Rome, Italy

Edgar Tijhuis – Subject Matter Expert and Independent Researcher, Visiting Scholar, Inštitut za kriminologijo pri Pravni fakulteti v Ljubljani – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Arthur Tompkins – Forensic Expert, District Court Judge, New Zealand Ministry of Justice – Hamilton, New Zealand


Key Advisors

Stefano Alessandrini – ARCA Lecturer and Cerveteri Docent; Consultant to the Avvocatura dello Stato, Italy and the Ministero per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali – Rome

Duncan Chappell – Lawyer and Criminologist Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney Conjoint Professor in the School of Psychiatry at the University of NSW Chair of the International Advisory Board of the Australian Research Council’s Center of Excellence in Policing and Security. Former Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology (1987-1994) – Sydney

Dick Drent – Museum Security Expert, Law Enforcement and National Security Expert Director, Omnirisk Associate Director, Holland Integrity Group Corporate Security Manager, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (retired), Amsterdam

Maurizio Fiorilli – Emeritus, Vice Avvocato Generale dello Stato – Roma

Madi Gandolfo – Italian Relations – Rome

Charles Hill – ARCA Lecturer and Independent Art Crime Investigator, Former Detective Chief Investigator to the Antiques Squad Metropolitan Police, New Scotland Yard (retired) – LondonFabio Isman – Investigative Reporter and Journalist covering Antiquities and Cultural Heritage Protection

Matjaž Jager – Director, Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law – Ljubljana

Harold Johnson – DNA Consultant – Chicago

Ivan Macquisten – Director, ImacQ, Art Market Advisor to the UK’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Cultural Heritage,  Former Editor Antiques Trade Gazette

Marc Masurovsky – Co-founder, Holocaust Art Restitution Project Chair, Working Group on Nazi-Confiscated Art, Advisory Council, European Shoah Legacy Institute (ESLI)

Eric Nemeth – Cultural Security Analyst, and RAND Corporation – Santa Monica, USA

Laurie Rush – Board Member, US Committee of the Blue Shield

Dorit Straus – Independent Insurance Consultant, (Retired) Vice President and Worldwide Specialty Fine Art Manager for Chubb & Son, a division of Federal Insurance Company – New York

Christos Tsirogiannis – Forensic Archaeologist, illicit antiquities researcher, University of Cambridge, Research Assistant, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice at Trafficking Culture University of Glasgow – Cambridge

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