Press release

Lady Catherine Chisholm re-appointed to the National Museum for Science and Industry

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Prime Minister has re-appointed Lady Catherine Chisholm as a Trustee of the National Museum of Science and Industry.

Biographical Details

Lady Catherine Chisholm has a background in development and change management in the non-profit sector.  She is Chair of REACH, a charity for skilled volunteers, and a former Director of Development at Brunel University.  Lady Chisholm has an extensive network in business, the charitable sector and academia and is experienced at dealing with industry, government, civil service and NCO’s at senior level. 

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About the National Museum of Science & Industry

The NMSI family of museums presents and cares for some of the greatest collections of their kind in the world.  The group comprises the Science Museum in London, the National Railway Museum in York and Shildon, and the National Media Museum in Bradford.  The six million artefacts under its stewardship cover the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medicine, transport, visual media and related arts.  They range from Crick and Watson’s original DNA model to Stephenson’s Rocket, from the Flying Scotsman to John Logie Baird’s original television apparatus.  Each year NMSI museums attract a total of over four million visitors.  NMSI is an executive non-departmental public body whose parent body is the Department of Culture Media and Sport.