Renée Pfister has more than 20 years of experience of working in the museums and art world where she applied her MA in Museums and Gallery Management to academic, curatorial and collections’ management roles.
From 1992 as part of the curatorial team at the British Museum, she was involved in realising major projects such as the Great Court and the Weston Gallery of Roman Britain. At the Tate Gallery, she worked as a Registrar from 1999 to 2005 and was responsible for managing acquisitions and groundbreaking international programme exhibitions from the Tate’s Collection. She also participated in a Registrars’ exchange programme at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and wrote a chapter for the Routledge publication: ‘Understanding International Art Market and Management’.
In 2006 she joined Gander & White, an international fine art transportation company, as Associate Director for Museums & Galleries, where she was the key person in business development and client management.She returned to the public sector and was employed at the Science Museum as Collections’ Manager in 2009, where she was in charge of approximately 200,000 objects and the Collections’ Management Team. More recently, she worked for the late Sir Anthony Caro as an Exhibition Strategist.
Since 1999 she has been teaching at City University and other institutions. She now has her own Art & Gallery Consultancy, providing advice on all aspects of arts management, registration, collection management and exhibition realisation to numerous international artists, art galleries, collectors, institutions and businesses.