Governance

National Museum of Bermuda is a non-government, not-for-profit Bermuda Registered Charity (No. 136). The Museum’s operations, projects and programmes are funded by generous private and corporate donations and income from admissions, membership dues, and facilities rentals.

The Museum is governed by a Board of Trustees, who are responsible for the general management and control of the Museum and the appointment of the Executive Director. The Board’s responsibilities include:

  • The Museum’s well-being and function in the community
  • Establishment of basic policies and objectives
  • Solicitation of funds
  • Approval of annual budget and major projects

Board of Trustees

Officers:
Rees Fletcher, Chairman
Michael Maguire, Vice Chairman
Matt Claridge, Treasurer
James Watlington, Secretary

Trustees:
Philip Akeroyd
Robert Blee
Jazmin Da Ponte
Dr. Douglas De Couto
Andrew Dias
Dr. Kim Dismont-Robinson
Jennifer Davidson
Dr. Janet Ferguson
Pamela Ferreira
Michael Grayston
James Hallett
Dr. Clarence Maxwell
Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone
Robert Steinhoff
Neil Stempel
Charles Thresh
Col. Sumner Waters

The American Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda, Inc.

The American Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda 501(c)(3), initially called the Friends of the Bermuda Maritime Museum, was established in 1982. Its purpose is to raise funds to support the National Museum of Bermuda and museums in North America for education and scientific purposes. Donations are generally tax deductible for those subject to US income taxation.

You can help support the National Museum of Bermuda by donating to the American Friends. For information, please email advancement@nmb.bm.

Tel: +1 441 234 1333

Board of Trustees

Officers:
Michael J. A. Darling (President)
Santiago Pujadas (Vice President)
Dr. Edward C. Harris (Secretary)
Robert Mason (Treasurer)

Trustees:
Georgia Dunn Belk
William Belk
Dr. Marley Brown III
Katrina Hele
Christopher Kniffin
Paul Leseur
Hunter Lott III
Robert H. Moore
Hiroshi Nakajima

Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda (UK)

The Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda (UK), (formerly The Bermuda Maritime Museum Trust) was established in London in 1985 and has charitable status under UK law. Its purpose is to assist in the raising of funds for approved capital projects and to accept grants in support of the work of the National Museum of Bermuda. The majority of its Trustees are residents of the UK who have a long-term interest in Bermuda and the preservation of its heritage. It meets at least once a year in London with the Executive Director and other Trustees.

advancement@nmb.bm
Tel: +1 441 234 1333

Board of Trustees

Officers:
George Fergusson (Chairman)
Martin Slade, ACII, FBIIBA (Vice Chairman)
Colin Fleming (Treasurer/Secretary)

Trustees:
Cdr. Robin Bawtree, OBE, RN
Jonathan Coad
Paul Leseur
Greg Lunn
Dag Palmer