Michael Ellis

Head of Heritage

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Michael Ellis was awarded a Master of Heritage Conservation with Honours and a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Sydney and has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of architecture, planning, museums, place-making and heritage conservation.

In his role as Head of Heritage at Sydney Living Museums (SLM) Michael provides leadership and direction to conservation, heritage management, place-making and capital works across SLM’s portfolio of properties and landscapes.

Prior to working at SLM, Michael held roles as Senior Heritage Officer at Heritage NSW, Conservation Manager at the National Trust of Australia (NSW) and Project Manager at the World Monuments Fund in the UK where he achieved successful conservation scoping, planning, documenting, project management and heritage interpretation for World Heritage and historic sites.