President and Senior Risk Analyst at Protect Heritage Corp.
622 Simoneau Way
Ottawa, ON K4A 1P4 , CA map
(613) 883-2707 (Office)
ROBERT WALLER is currently President and Senior Risk Analyst with Protect Heritage Corp., a firm dedicated to helping institutions and organizations improve heritage management. His career included 33 years with the Canadian Museum of Nature which included periods as Chief of the Conservation Section and as Managing Director of the Collection Services Division. He holds appointments as a Research Associate at the Canadian Museum of Nature and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Art Conservation Program at Queen’s University. He earned a Ph.D. in Cultural Property Risk Analysis from Göteborg University and Professional Accreditation with the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators. His research interests center on risk analysis approaches to rational decision making for collection management and preservation. Author of numerous papers and book chapters on conservation, Robert Waller has taught, lectured, and served as a consultant at museums and universities throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. He is a fellow of the International Institute for Conservation and has recently received the Carolyn L. Rose Award for lifetime achievement from the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections.