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Tristram Hunt

By 24th June 2018July 25th, 2023Speakers-2021, Speakers-2023

Tristram Hunt is Director of the V&A, the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance. Since taking up the post in 2017, he has championed design education in UK schools, encouraged debate around the history of the museum’s global collections and overseen the transition to a multi-site museum: V&A Dundee, Young V&A, and V&A East – a new museum and open access collections centre in Stratford, East London. Formerly MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central, he has a doctorate from Cambridge University and is the author of several books including The Radical Potter: Josiah Wedgwood and The Transformation of Britain (2021).