Susan Macdonald

Fellowship Advisory Committee Member

Susan Macdonald is Head of Buildings and Sites at The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI).  She has worked in the private, government and non-profit sector in Australia and England. Susan leads a team at the GCI undertaking international work that aims to advance international practice, across archaeological sites, and buildings, urban areas. She has a particular interest in conserving modern architecture, directs the GCI’s Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative and has published widely on the subject. She is on a number of international conservation committees, editorial and academic advisory boards. Susan earned bachelor’s degrees in both science and architecture at the University of Sydney, a master’s degree in conservation studies from the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies at the University of York and ICCROM Rome, and is a certified practicing planner.