Suay Aksoy - President of ICOM. She served as Chair of the Advisory Council (2013-2016) and as Board member (2007-2010) and then Chair of ICOM’s International Committee for City Museums, CAMOC, (2010-2014). Her initial line of academic career was Political Science at the Istanbul University. She also edited and published reference books and encyclopaedias of history and social sciences as well as a range of journals. Suay Aksoy worked as Director of Cultural Heritage and Museums at the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency.
Jan Godłowski - art historian and a graduate of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków with many years of experience in archaeology, including Hallstatt excavations. An experienced manager, specialising, in the past, in business restructuring; member of the boards of listed companies. Director of the Cracow Saltworks Museum in Wieliczka since 1 January 2016. Since 2017 Monuments Conservator of the Cracow Saltworks, covering both the historic mines in Wieliczka and Bochnia.
Barry P. Gamble - a British geologist and geographer, independent consultant with 20 years of experience working for UNESCO, specializing in industrial heritage, especially in historic mines around the world, successfully helps sites applying for the UNESCO list.
Roger Burt - is a professor at Exeter University in Great Britain; the former head of the International Mining History Congress and the Mining History Association of the USA; creator of the Mining History Network, specializing in the history of mining in Cornwall.
Helmuth Albrecht - is a full professor for History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology and director of the Institute for Industrial Archaeology, History of Science and Technology at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Member of the Board of Directors of TICCIH and member of ICOMOS Germany. President of the Georg-Agricola-Society for History of Technology and Industrial Heritage.
Peter DeBrine - joined UNESCO in 2011 to coordinate the World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme. As a Senior Project Officer he spearheads the implementation of the overall programme activities including project management. Previously he was the Director of the World Heritage Alliance at the United Nations Foundation.