Curator | Ocean Science and Technology
Australian National Maritime Museum
Emily Jateff is Curator, Ocean Science and Technology at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Her role includes management of the museum’s 10-year program of exhibitions, events, collections and programs in support of the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.
She is proud to be working on the museum’s first major exhibition for the Decade, VAST: our ocean, our future and the permanent gallery Shaped by the Sea. In addition to her curatorial expertise, Emily has managed laboratories and collections, helped make short films and conducted maritime archaeological research on a variety of sites. This includes four dives to Titanic in a Mir submersible, and searching for shipwrecks on board RV Investigator.
Emily is an ardent supporter of community engagement and has served on various boards, including the Executive of the Australian Maritime Museums Council for eight years. She currently serves as Chair of the Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology Scholarship Committee, as a Founding Member of Women in Maritime Arts, Sciences and Technology (WoMAST) and the Advisory Committee of the Blue Mountains City of the Arts.