President of World Monuments Fund. Executive Director since 1985. Expert in the protection and preservation of cultural heritage.
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Bonnie Burnham is President of World Monuments Fund and has led its international historic preservation work since 1985, when she joined the organization as Executive Director. Previously she served from 1975 to 1985 as Executive Director of the International Foundation for Art Research.
Ms. Burnham is an expert in the protection and preservation of cultural heritage. She holds degrees in the history of art from the University of Florida and the Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Ms. Burnham has been honored as a Chevalier of the French Order of Arts and Letters, is a Distinguished Alumna of the College of Fine Arts of the University of Florida, and is the first recipient of its Beinecke-Reeves Distinguished Achievement Award in Historic Preservation. She received the Founders Award for Civic Leadership from Partners for Livable Communities in 2013. She holds an honorary doctorate from Florida Southern College.