Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the Royal Borough of Greenwich

Dr Pieter van der Merwe MBE DL

Appointed Rep DL: 2013

Dr van der Merwe is Greenwich Curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Museums Greenwich. He joined the staff of the NMM in 1974 and was latterly General Editor for what are now Royal Museums Greenwich (the NMM, Royal Observatory, Queen’s House and Cutty Sark) for over 20 years until September 2017. His interests, publications and ongoing work largely relate to seafaring, cultural and art history, and the built heritage of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.


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