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James Best

Director of Human Resources

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James was appointed as Director of Human Resources in July 2015. He is responsible for our Human Resources functions across National Museums Liverpool, including recruitment and staffing, benefits and compensation, learning and development and employee relations. He is also responsible for managing volunteering across all of our venues. 

James joined National Museums Liverpool in 2001 and has extensive experience working in our HR team. Prior to that James began his career working in the public sector managing recruitment and human resources functions.

James is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development.