Daniel Castro Benítez was Director of the National Museum of Colombia (2015-2021).
He represents Colombia in the Intergovernmental Committee of IBERMUSEUS. Professor of Fine Arts, musician, with a Master’s in the History of Universities in Colombia, Daniel Benitez is widely recognized for his experience in project development, educational policies and good practices of communication and museum management in Latin America.
He worked in the educational and cultural area of the National Museum of Colombia, was director of the Quinta de Bolívar House-Museum and the Independence Museum – Casa del Florero (1999-2015).
Member of the Board of Directors and coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean of the ICOM Committee for Education and Cultural Action (2009-2014).