The HERITAGE-PRO team is very proud that the following European experts have accepted our invitation in the Advisory Board of the project. Their institutions are Associated Partners to the project:
Mr Thomas Metz, director of the General Directorate for Cultural Heritage of Rhineland-Palatinate
Mr Frank Sprenger , head of the Centre for Conservation and Monument Conservation of the Koblenz Chamber of Crafts
Mr Titus Kockel , PhD, Head of Unit Promotion of the Trades, German Confederation of Skilled Crafts and Small Businesses
Ms Rebecka Nolmard, director-general, Swedish Ministry of Culture
Mr Gunnar Almevik, PhD, Professor at Gothenburg University, Department of Conservation
Mr Carlos Romero Moragas is an archaelogist and cultural manager with a degree in Geography and History (Universidad de Sevilla) and a Master in Cultural Management and Policies (Universidad de Barcelona). He is the Head of the Centre for Training and Dissemination at the Andalusian Institute of Historic Heritage (IAPH), a regional public agency located in Sevilla (Andalucía, Spain), which has pioneered the professional criteria in the public and private conservation of cultural assets not only in its region, but also in Spain and in the Iberoamerican area. He is in charge of the lifelong learning programs of the IAPH, continuously identifying new needs and providing new skills to the professionals of cultural heritage, and of the publication series of the Institute. The publication series (printed and digital) and the dissemination projects aim at promoting the debates on the role of heritage in contemporary societies. He has written extensively on the role of heritage, development and cities.
Mr Gabriel Morate Martin is Director of the Spanish Historic Heritage Preservation Program at MonteMadrid Foundation (former CajaMadrid Foundation, since 1996). He is a member of the Executive Board of Hispanic Nostra and the Spanish Association of the Friends of the Castles (Head of the Technical Department). He is the Editor of the “Monumentos Restaurados” Publication Series. He has lectured in different Masters related to Cultural Heritage (Universidad de Zaragoza, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Higher Technical School of Architecture in Madrid).
He works also as advisor and does consultancy for public and private institutions on the area of the preservation of historic heritage. He has supervised and managed complex integral rehabilitation programs for some of the most relevant elements of the Spanish Heritage.
Those programs have been awarded national and international recognition at the European level (Medalla de oro de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Medalla Europa Nostra, Premio de la Real Fundación de Toledo, among others).