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Ian Blatchford

Sir Ian Blatchford is the Director and Chief Executive of the Science Museum Group.

There is no bigger challenge facing humanity than climate change. Over the summer, hundreds of thousands of people have visited the Science Museum for fun, inspiration and discovery, with many exploring Our Future Planet. This fabulous exhibition highlights the nature-based and technological solutions for taking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, a small but significant part of what we must do globally alongside tackling our reliance on fossil fuels to reduce the impacts of dangerous climate change. Thousands more people […]

Sir Ian Blatchford, Director and Chief Executive of the Science Museum Group provides an update on the temporary closure of our five museums.

Science Museum in London opens its doors

The Science Museum Group’s five museums are once again open to the public, following five months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Director and Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford reflects on this milestone.

In the first of a new regular blog series launched in response to the Black Lives Matter movement, Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford describes how the Science Museum Group is focused on meaningful and ongoing change.

One month on since the closure of our museums due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford reflects on the challenges facing us all and how the Group has adapted to its new (although temporary) virtual reality.