Protecting our cultural heritage – collaboration model

Rebuilding our Future In times of war and conflict, human lives take priority. But, when we come to the post-war period, cultural heritage is vital to build trust for Peace and Reconciliation. The future can be rebuilt with the ruins of the past, turning these silent...

Poetic inspirations

I’ve always been a fan of the esteemed Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature on nine different occasions and has a sea of quotes attributed to him. Two of them, in particular, really strike a chord with me. One is on his...

We’re All Negotiators

I was delighted for the opportunity to take the stage at the ‘Junior Achievement’ event in Cyprus, sharing my experiences with the next generation of cultural crime watchers. In this blog, I summarise the key message from my speech. Over the past 30 years, I learned...