The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature Announces New CEO

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature announced yesterday that Mr. Andrew M. Sandall had been appointed the new CEO of the Museum. An experienced Museum executive, Mr. Sandall will succeed interim CEO Charles Zajaczkowski and assume his new responsibilities on March 6, 2023.

Mr. Sandall is a longtime Museum professional, working in museums both in the United States and his native United Kingdom since 1992. Mr. Sandall is a former President of the Florida Art Museum Director’s Association and served on the board of the Florida Association of Museums for eight years. Most recently, Mr. Sandall has been the Executive Director of the Morris Museum in New Jersey, the state’s only Smithsonian Affiliate Museum.

“Andy’s 30 years of museum experience will have an immediate and positive impact on The Bishop’s operation’s and programs.” said board member David Sessions. “We look forward to continuing The Bishop’s 76 years of success under Andy’s leadership”.

While at Museum of Arts & Sciences in Daytona Beach, Mr. Sandall oversaw the construction of the Cici & Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, as well as almost ten million dollars of construction projects to rebuild the main museum’s West Wing, renovate the Root Family Wing, and modernize the museum’s entry courtyard.

“Andy is a natural leader, wise, genuine, personable and effective.” said board member Marti King. “He will inspire staff, board and friends in the community to be their best for the Museum. He is the connector The Bishop needs for our next chapter.”

Mr. Sandall received his Masters of Arts degree in Museum Studies from the Leicester University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Environment, Leisure, and Heritage Management from University of York St. John.


About The Bishop Museum Of Science And Nature

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is the largest natural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast. In addition to permanent exhibitions, The Bishop features a constantly changing lineup of special exhibitions. The Museum is also home to the all-digital Planetarium, the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat, and the Mosaic Backyard Universe. As stewards of science and nature, The Bishop inspires curiosity, builds connections, and creates impactful experiences.


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Date Posted: January 18, 2023

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