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Mark Ellis Powell Jones


Married to Camila Tulmin with three children. Attended Worcester College, Oxford. Received M.A. from Courtauld Institute of Art.

Curator of Medals at the British Museum for 18 years. Director of the National Museums of Scotland (1992). Director of Victoria and Albert Museum (2001). Master of St Cross College 2010, retired 2016.

Author of Medals of the French Revolution: British Museum Keys to the Past (1979); Art of the Medal (1979); Dance of Death: Medallic Art of the First World War (1979); Medals of the Sun King (1979); Catalogue of French Medals in the British Museum (1982); and Contemporary British Medals (1986).


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