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Dr John Vallance has been announced as the new NSW State Librarian & Chief Executive and will commence his tenure from Monday 28 August 2017.
Dr Vallance is a long-time supporter and passionate advocate of the Library who has served as a member of the Library Council of NSW and as a Trustee of the State Library Foundation. John brings to the Library a wealth of knowledge and experience in the education and cultural sector. He joins the Library at an exciting juncture in the Library’s history as we continue to transform the Mitchell building and explore new opportunities for communities to engage with our wonderful Library.