Julia Pagel is secretary general of NEMO, the Network of European Museum Organisations. NEMO acts as European umbrella for the national museum organisations and speaks for over 30.000 museums in Europe.
Julia holds a master’s degree in Art History and Latin American Studies from Freie Universität Berlin. Before starting to work for NEMO, Julia worked as project manager at the German Museums Association. Julia was member and Vice-President of the Executive Committee of Culture Action Europe, a major European culture umbrella network. Since 2019 she is a member of the EU Commission Expert Group on Cultural Heritage and since 2021 she is Advisory Board member of Europeana. Julia has initiated numerous international cooperation projects in the museum field around capacity building and organisational transformation.