Joseph KING
Profession/Position: Unit Director, Sites Unit
Organization: International Centre for the Study of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM)

Mr. King received his Masters’ degree in City and Regional Planning and Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania (USA). Since 2004, Mr King is Director of the Sites Unit at ICCROM. In this capacity, he oversees ICCROM´s programs and activities related to immovable heritage, including ICCROM´s work as advisory body to the World Heritage Committee.

Previously at ICCROM, Mr King was Senior Project Manager in charge of the AFRICA 2009 program, a long-term regional program for the conservation of immovable cultural heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining ICCROM, he worked as a consultant on projects related to urban planning and conservation in Kenya, the United States and in Italy.
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