Rebecca Lim

Rebecca Lim


Rebecca is a senior creative leader with over 20 years’ experience of producing innovative public engagement projects in the UK and internationally.  She specialises in leading client-side teams collaborating with multi-disciplinary creatives and audiences to deliver permanent new builds, re-invigorate existing cultural assets and produce temporary exhibitions and art installations.

Rebecca has direct experience of leading the delivery of construction projects, most recently she completed the transformation of the Courtauld Gallery at Somerset House in London.  

Rebecca has a unique portfolio stretching from project definition, commissioning and project delivery through to operational readiness coupled with direct experience of running a local authority museum and heritage service.  She led the transformation of the award-winning Lifetimes at the London Borough of Croydon, into the Museum of Croydon.  

She combines strategic leadership experience with strong project management, programming and business planning acumen.   

Rebecca was Head of South Kensington Exhibitions at the V&A for 12 years and managed all aspects of the V&A’s ground-breaking temporary exhibition programme. She led the production of over 70 temporary exhibitions with an extensive range of stakeholders and partners. V&A work included; David Bowie Is (2013), Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty (2015), Opera: Passion, Power and Politics (2017) and Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams (2019). 

From her early experience working on IWM North through to the V&A Rebecca has been at the heart of immersive exhibitions production in the UK.  

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