International Advisory Board

Ben Uri is indebted and honoured to receive advice and support from our esteemed colleagues who make up our International Advisory Board.

Who are our members?

Ben Uri is fortunate to be able to consult a group of world-class specialists, including artists, architects, academics, writers, and curators. Members are based in the UK, the rest of Europe, America and Israel.


  • Professor Brian Allen, Chair, Hazlitt Group
  • Dr Shulamith Behr, Courtauld Institute of Art
  • Dr Richard Cork, Critic, Curator and Historian
  • Ms Gill Hedley, Curator
  • Mr Norman Lebrecht, Writer
  • Professor Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds
  • Dr Andrew Renton, Gallerist
  • Sir Norman Rosenthal, Curator
  • Sir Nicholas Serota
  • Ms Peyton Skipwith, Writer
  • Dr Evelyn Silber, Glasgow University


  • Mr Joel Cahen, Museum Consultant
  • Dr. Eckhart J. Gillen, Art Historian and Curator
  • Dr Leo Pavlat, Jewish Museum, Prague
  • Dr Danielle Spera, Director, Jewish Museum, Vienna

North America

  • Professor Bruce Boucher, University of Virginia Art Museum
  • Mr Tom L. Freudenheim, Curator and Writer
  • Mr Derek Gillman, Scholar and Auctioneer
  • Professor Sander Gilman, Emory University, Atlanta
  • Mr Daniel Libeskind, Architect
  • Professor Jack Lohman, Royal BC Museum, Canada
  • Ms Susan Tumarkin Goodman, Jewish Museum, New York


  • Professor Ziva Amishai-Maisels, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • Ms Shlomit Steinberg, Israel Museum