Distinguished friends

Martin Roth

Martin Roth was director of the Victoria and Albert Museum from 2011 to 2016. Before joining the V&A, he was director general of the Dresden State Art Collections (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden), overseeing 12 museums and galleries. During his career, Martin Roth had created a large network of international partners, which has led to the development of numerous exhibitions overseas.

Martin Roth is a trustee of the British Council, a member of the Council of the Royal College of Art, London and the Council of Imperial College, London, and is a trustee of the Exhibition Road Cultural Group. He is a member of the advisory board of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation/National Museums Berlin and a personal member of the German Olympic Sports Federation, Frankfurt/Main.