Ineta Zelca Simansone

Ineta Zelca Simansone is a museologist and museum practitioner. Her background is in history, education and museum studies. She started her career as a museum educationist and specialised in museum communication.

For 5 years she lead the Communications Department at the Latvian National Museum of Art. Since 2012, Ineta Zelca Simansone is the director of the think tank Creative Museum, which offers a critical and forward-looking reflection of the museum sector in Latvia with a special focus on museums and creative industries. Her main fields of interest are museum leadership, management, museums and creative industries, museum programming and education. She is active in international museum NGO's and charities such as EMF, ICOM and NEMO, where she is leading the Working Group Museums and Creative Industries since 2014.