Ian Winston Frederick Baxter

Professor, Dr

  • EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

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Ian Baxter PhD(Cantab), FSAScot, FSA, MIoD, FRSA, PCIfA

Ian Baxter originally trained as an archaeologist at Edinburgh University, and completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge investigating strategic management within heritage and conservation organisations. He has worked for a number of Universities, including the University of Cambridge as Director of Public & Professional Programmes, Bournemouth University, Glasgow Caledonian University, and the University of Suffolk where he was Head of Suffolk Business School from 2012-2015 and continuing part-time as a Professor of Historic Environment Management. At Heriot-Watt University he is the Director of the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business & Communication, and splits his time between Edinburgh and Cambridge.

He is a Board Director of The Heritage Alliance and Vice-Chair of the Built Environment Forum Scotland – the national representative bodies for heritage NGOs in England and Scotland. He is also a member of a number of professional committees, including the ICOMOS-UK Cultural Tourism Committee (a UNESCO advisory committee), and the Institute for Historic Building Conservation's Education, Training & Standards Committee, and has previously served on the National Trust for Scotland’s Economic & Community Development Advisory Panel and English Heritage’s Research Advisory Panel.

External positions

Professor, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics

1 Dec 2017 → …

Faculty of Human, Social & Political Sciences, University of Cambridge

Apr 2011 → …

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge

Apr 2011 → …

Built Environment Forum Scotland

The Heritage Alliance

Professor, University of Suffolk


  • AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
  • museum
  • heritage
  • historic preservation
  • cultural resource management
  • CC Archaeology
  • GV Recreation Leisure
  • Tourism
  • attractions
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • management
  • strategy


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