Christian Biggi is an experienced heritage specialist whose freelance practice focuses on capacity building initiatives working with a range of stakeholders – institutions, practitioners and community interest groups.
His consultancy includes various contributions to ICCROM’s ATHĀR programme, supporting initiatives to protect and promote the rich cultural heritage in the Arab region. He is also currently providing professional advice for the university-level teaching of heritage management in an international context in Rome.
He gained significant experience at the World Heritage site of Herculaneum (Italy), where he led the Herculaneum Centre’s efforts to promote sustainable approaches to heritage management, acting as a bridge between public authorities, private partners and community groups.
This recent emphasis on securing heritage benefits builds on a career specializing in cultural heritage management, following a Masters’ degree in Professional Archaeology from Oxford University. He is an Expert Member of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committees on Archaeological Heritage Management.