Prof. Dr Wayne Modest has been Director of Content at the Dutch National Museum of
World Cultures and Wereldmuseum Rotterdam since 2021. Prior to that, he headed the Research
Center of Material Culture (RCMC) at the organisation of affiliated museums. Before joining the
Tropenmuseum, he held various management positions with museums in the United
Kingdom and Jamaica. Modest is also an Associate Professor of Material Culture and Critical
Heritage Studies at VU Amsterdam.