Suggitt, Mark 1956 - 2019

British; English

(1956-2019), museum professional

Mark Suggitt, born in 1956, a graduate of the University of Leicester’s School of Museum Studies, started his museum career in 1979 as assistant keeper of social history at Salford Museums and Art Galleries. He also worked at York Castle Museum and Yorkshire and Humberside Museums Council. Mark was the director of Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site until 2017. Prior to that he was head of Bradford Museums, Galleries and Heritage. He spent seven years as the director of St Albans Museums, where he oversaw the extension the Verulanium Museum.

Mark died at the age of 62 on January 11th 2019.