Director of Culture and Engagement, National Trust

John Orna-Ornstein

John Orna-Ornstein is director of culture and engagement at the National Trust, with responsibility for leading the organisation’s care for, and programming of, its historic places.

John was formerly director of museums for Arts Council England and head of London and national programmes for the British Museum, where he started his career as curator of Roman coins. His other interests include Brighton and Hove Albion, wine, and walking, probably in that order of importance.