James M. Bradburne is an Anglo-Canadian architect, designer and museologist, and has designed world expo pavilions, science parks and international art exhibitions. He was educated in Canada and in England, graduating in architecture at the Architectural Association and receiving his doctorate in museology from the University of Amsterdam.
Over the past thirty years he has produced exhibitions and organised research projects and conferences for UNESCO, national governments, private foundations and museums in many parts of the world. From 2006 until March 2015 was the director general of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi. Since October 2015 is Director General of the Pinacoteca di Brera and the Biblioteca Braidense in Milan.