Bruno joined ICS in November 2019 and commenced his role as Objects Conservator, Objects & Outdoor Heritage in Melbourne. At ICS Bruno is in charge of conservation and restoration of archaeological and historical objects and technical heritage. He holds a Masters of Cultural Heritage from the Sorbonne University, Paris and is a Master Craftsman in Conservation and Restoration of Metal Objects.
Bruno owned and operated his own business in France for twenty five years undertaking conservation work for archaeologists, museums and public service organisations. Bruno specializes in metals conservation, traditional techniques in metalworking, woodworking and handcraft. He has worked on Napoleon’s armour and has been involved in identifying and interpreting organic materials in early graves from the medieval period. He also has restored the silver Mercure statuette from Bois-l’Abbe excavation.
Bruno is a member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM).