Himanshu Kadam has a post-graduate degree in Archaeology & Art History from the School of Art & Archaeology, University of Durham, the UK (2009) and an undergraduate degree in Heritage Management from the University of Mumbai, India (2007). Mr. Kadam has been awarded a number of scholarships and bursaries; the University of Durham in 2007, Diversity Fellowship from the Museums Association, the UK in 2009 (Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Services, Norwich, UK), Maharashtra Government Fellowship to study abroad, Bonita Trust & British Council funding for training at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), the UK in 2012 and International Visitor Programme, NRW Kultur International, Germany in 2014. Mr. Kadam has been working with the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum since 2010 under various capacities. At present, Mr. Kadam is Curator and manages the Museum’s exhibition programming such as conceptualising, assisting, executing and liaising with national and international Museums/Institutions. These shows are presented in the Special Exhibition Gallery located in the Museum building and involve interventions with the Museum's existing display of the permanent collection. Mr. Kadam is responsible for managing and maintenance of the Museum’s permanent collection and overall administration. He is currently researching early modern expressions by artists and the Museum’s collection of pottery from the Sir J.J. School of Art in Mumbai. This research will contribute to the ongoing research, documentation efforts and understanding of the Museum’s permanent collection. The Bombay School of Paintings offer valuable insight into the J.J. School’s formative period and the nascent origins of Indian modernism, complementing the Museum’s permanent collection of decorative objects and paintings also created by students of the J.J. School. Mr. Kadam has assisted in planning and implementing digital outreach programme at the Museum. Under this project, a new Museum website was launched in 2014. Additionally in 2015, he assisted Museum colleagues in launching the Museum collection on the Google Cultural Institute. At present, he is working on interactive digital projects for the Museum’s permanent collection. Since 2012, Mr. Kadam is the secretary to the Museum Trust and liaises with the trustees for Board and Executive Committee meetings. He assists the Hon. Director with fundraising initiatives, planning budgets and future projects. Mr. Kadam has helped the Hon. Director with the 'Museum Expansion Project' designed by Steven Holl. The new Museum wing aims to become the primary centre for the historical & contemporary cultural development of Mumbai.