Tim Knox was appointed Director of the Royal Collection by Her Majesty the Queen in 2018. He was the Director and Marlay Curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge 2013-2018, and Director of Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, 2005-13. Before that, he worked for the National Trust, from 1995 as its Architectural Historian and from 2002-2005 as its Head Curator.
He regularly lectures and writes on country houses, architecture, sculpture and the history of collecting. Publications include Sir John Soane’s Museum London (2010), The British Ambassador’s Residence Paris (2011), The Lost House Revisited (2017), with Ed Kluz and Olivia Horsfall-Turner, and The Rebirth of an English Country House: St Giles’s House (2018), with the Earl of Shaftesbury.