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Mark Richards
CEO
Richards is an internationally respected museum professional with more than twenty years of experience working in national museums in the United Kingdom and is an expert in museum transformation and operations. His career includes stops at the British Museum, the National Museum of Science and Industry, the National Railway Museum in York, and the National Media Museum in Bradford. During his ten-year tenure as a director at the Museum of London (2005 – 2015) he was the architect behind its transformation to a world-leading cultural institution; doubling visitor numbers and achieving record levels of commercial income generation.
Education:
University of East London
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Greg Fruno
Director of Operations
Greg has been with the MOV since 2007, managing the facility rentals, event coordination and visitor services operations. Prior to his arrival at the MOV, Greg worked for over 15 years as a general manager, producer and operations manager for a number of Vancouver arts organizations. His particular area of expertise is building teams of people to develop and deliver extraordinary experiences for audiences, artists, and volunteers alike. Greg joined the MOV leadership team in January, 2014.
Education:
BCIT Business Management; Douglas College Arts Management
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Viviane Gosselin
Senior Manager of Curatorial and Curator of Contemporary Culture
In her work with Canada’s largest civic museum, Viviane seeks to expand the museum’s role as city resource, cultural hub, laboratory and catalyst for learning, social interactions and civic engagement. She has produced and led several exhibition teams in museums for the past fifteen years while serving on peer review committees with the Canadian Museum Association (CMA) and Canadian Heritage.
Education:
PhD from the University of British Columbia
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Sue Griffin
Director of Philanthropy
Sue Griffin brings passion and commitment to developing long term community partnerships to MOV. With over 25 years experience in non-profit leadership, Griffin’s philosophy is based on transformation - sharing a common vision, understanding respective goals, demonstrating ROI and ultimately creating strong, bold community pillars. She was the CEO of the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and has worked in senior positions with numerous national and provincial non profit organizations including Heart & Stroke Foundation BC & Yukon, Children’s Miracle Network, Make A Wish Foundation and Simon Fraser University.
Education:
Sue graduated with a Specialized Honours in Psychology from Glendon College, York University.
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Gregory Dreicer
Director of Curatorial and Engagement
Gregory joined the Museum of Vancouver staff in 2014. An experience designer, interpretive and institutional strategist, creative team collaborator, and partnership builder, he is a thought leader in the development of multidisciplinary projects that engage people in discovery, exploration, and conversation.
Education:
PhD in Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University and a Masters in Historic Preservation at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
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Mike Mallen
Director of Operations and Finance
Mike joined the Museum in May of 2016 and oversees the Operations and Finance Departments. He has over 15 years’ experience in sales, service and enhancing operational efficiency through customer service. He has worked for some of Canada’s top brands and has a passion for customer service and operations from diverse working environments.
Education:
UBC Sauder School of Business