Henrik Zipsane is CEO of the Jamtli Foundation - a heritage organisation in central Sweden that runs one large and three smaller museums. He is also co-founder and senior researcher at The Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning & Creativity– a R&D organization for learning through heritage engagement.
Henrik Zipsane is guest professor in heritage learning and regional development at Linköping University and associate expert of Pascal Observatory and Glasgow University, as well as associate of the European Expert Network on Culture and is contracted as expert on culture and adult education by the European Commission and the Swedish Government. Henrik Zipsane has been board member of Culture Action Europe and the European Commission Dialogue Platform on Access to Culture and is now deputy director of the European Museum Academy. He holds a PhD degree in education and history from The School of Education, Aarhus University. In recent years his research has primarily been centred on issues related to the use of heritage in regional development and lifelong learning.
At NEMO's conference, Henrik will moderate Panel I: Museums and Society, Youth and Social Integration on Friday 16 November.