David Alexander

Head of Archives, Access and Digital

Pursuing passions for museums, archives and the digital world, David Alexander joined the Royal BC Museum in 2010. As head of Archives, Access and Digital, David oversees an integrated department that includes the BC Archives, physical and digital access to collections, and preservation, digital and IT services and initiatives. David is responsible for the care of the archives’ collection, growth and maintenance of the archives’ and museum’s collections management databases, the development of strategic partnerships and an array of related services.

David has a master’s of applied communication from Royal Roads University, a BA from the University of Victoria and broad experience in the cultural, non-profit and business sectors. David is a director at the BC Alliance for Arts and Culture, a senator at the University of Victoria, past president of the BC Museums Association and a member of the International Council of Archivist’s Expert Group on Managing Physical and Digital Records.

Education

Master’s of applied communication, Royal Roads University

BA, University of Victoria

Contact David Alexander

Email: dalexander@royalbcmuseum.bc.ca