Skip to Content
Cornwall Museums Partnership

Tamzyn Smith



Tamzyn is the CEO of CMP overseeing the collective efforts of CMP’s team to ensure we meet our purpose of creating positive social change with museums. She is passionate about working in collaboration and advocating for the brilliant work that happens in museums and heritage settings across the whole of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, in particular the experience we can share in working across a rural region.

Tamzyn has worked in the cultural sector for over 20 years as well as having experience in social enterprise, the third sector and local government. Her last role was Principal Lead for Culture and Creative Economy at Cornwall Council where her work included leading on the co-creation of Cornwall’s Creative Manifesto and commissioning of the G7 UK 2021 Cultural Programme.

Tamzyn has a MA in Curating Contemporary Design from the Design Museum and Kingston University. She is a member of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership Creative Industries Taskforce and the National Museums Directors’ Council.