In January 2022, the MCA welcomed Suzanne Cotter, as the Museum’s new Director. An Australian with over 30 years’ experience, Ms Cotter is a leading curator and scholar of international contemporary art. Most recently Director of the Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (MUDAM), she has had a distinguished career, holding positions as Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Serralves Foundation in Porto (Portugal), Curator for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation New York, and Deputy Director and Senior Curator of Modern Art Oxford (UK) and Exhibitions Curator at the Hayward Gallery, London. She has participated in numerous international contemporary art panels and juries and is currently the Secretary-Treasurer of the Board of CIMAM (International Committee for Modern and Contemporary Art Museums). Through her work with contemporary artists, her contributions to culture have been recognised. In 2005 Suzanne Cotter was awarded Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French Government. In 2021 she was awarded the Chevalier de l’Order de la Couronne la Chêne of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Cavaliere Osi (Ordine Della Stella D’Italia awarded by the Republic of Italy.