Iwona Blazwick OBE is chair of the Royal Commission for AlUla’s Public Art Expert Panel in Saudi Arabia. Prior to that she had been Director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London since 2001. From 1997 to 2001, Blazwick was Curator and then Head of Exhibitions at Tate Modern. From 1993 to 1997, Blazwick was a commissioning editor for contemporary art at Phaidon. From 1984 to 1986, Blazwick was Director of AIR Gallery, London. From 1986 to 1993, she was Director of Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, where she curated exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.