Alicia Dubois named next CEO of the Royal BC Museum

The Royal BC Museum announced that Alicia Dubois will become the next CEO on February 28.

She comes to the museum after working as a senior executive for numerous organizations across Canada, including Scotiabank, CIBC and the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation.

Dubois was a trustee of the Royal Ontario Museum for three years.

She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Lethbridge and a law degree from the University of Toronto.

“Museums are powerful contributors to communities and must be welcoming and inclusive to thrive, said Dubois.

“I started my career with a background in science and law, and I deeply appreciate how cultural diversity strengthens the resilience of our communities and institutions. I am thrilled and honored to work with the outstanding team at the Royal BC Museum and help move the Royal BC Museum forward into its next chapter.

Dubois was also a delegate of the Canadian Electricity Association at the United Nations COP 15 during the review of the Kyoto Protocol.

The RBCM recently closed several exhibits in an effort to update the museum’s galleries.

“The Royal BC Museum is one of our province’s greatest cultural icons and most important institutions,” said Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport.

“As we work to modernize the museumincluding safeguarding our collections and improving access, I am confident that Ms. Dubois’s insightful leadership and vast experience will pave the way for a vibrant museum that reflects the voices and stories of our history.

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