Victoria and Albert Museum Director Reportedly to Resign Over Brexit Concerns

  • Martin Roth, Director.  © Victoria & Albert Museum, London

    Martin Roth, Director. © Victoria & Albert Museum, London

The director of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, Martin Roth, is expected to resign this week and return to his native Germany in a decision fuelled by his disillusionment at the Brexit vote.

Roth was appointed in 2011, becoming the first foreign director of the V&A since it was founded in 1852. Sunday newspaper reports in both the UK and Germany said he would tell V&A staff of his decision to leave on Monday.

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