Dr Chandan Mahal has over twenty years’ experience of working in museums and archives, leading education and community engagement programmes for diverse audiences. She is currently the National Learning and Partnership Manager at the British Library for the Unlocking our Sound Heritage project. She has worked on many gallery and heritage digital projects (Museum of London, The Women's Library, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) and led on interpretation and engagement strategies.
She is a Fellow at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), and has served on the UNESCO Committee for Intangible Heritage. She was also a commissioner for the Greater London Authority’s Mayors Commission on African and Asian Heritage