Wallot-Sylvestre Seminar: Jeff James, Chief Executive and Keeper at The National Archives (UK)

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Library and Archives Canada presents: Jeff James, Chief Executive and Keeper at The National Archives (UK):

“Archives Matter.”

This presentation is part of Library and Archives Canada’s Wallot-Sylvestre Seminar series. These seminars provide opportunities for Canadian and international leaders and strategic thinkers to share their ideas on topics in information science, librarianship, archival science, and history.

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Location: 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa

Seating is limited, so please register by September 21, 2018.

The discussion will be in English with simultaneous French translation.

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  • Read more about Jeff James

    Jeff James started his career as an electronic engineer in the Royal Navy. He has held operational management roles at the University of Leeds, Swift Research and the British Library. He spent six years as Director of Operations and Services at The National Archives before joining the Chartered Institute of Housing as Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Operations. Jeff returned to The National Archives to take up the role of Chief Executive and Keeper in July 2014.

    Jeff is Keeper of Public Records and Historical Manuscripts Commissioner. As of July 1, 2017, he holds the offices of Queen’s Printer of Acts of Parliament, Queen’s Printer for Scotland and Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. As of October 2017, he also holds the office of Government Printer for Northern Ireland.

    Last year, Jeff was appointed as interim President of the Forum of National Archivists (FAN). FAN is the section of the International Council on Archives (ICA) that leads on developing strategic responses to the challenges faced by archives around the world. In addition, Jeff also sits on the ICA Executive Board and its Programme Commission, where he represents the views of national archivists.

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