Jacques Cuisin has been a conservator and restorer at the National Museum of Natural History Museum since 2018. He graduated from the University of Bourgogne in 1989, in Ecology-Ornithology, and later received a higher qualification in Preventive Conservation of Cultural Heritage (University of Paris I, 2002). He joined the French Natural History Museum in 1990, and has occupied various posts in the Mammals collection. In 2009, he became Head of the technical workshops of the Vertebrates Collections (taxidermy, osteology, and restoration). Since 2001 he has been teaching preventive conservation (University of Paris I, Ecole du Louvre, Institut national du patrimoine, Haute Ecole Arc, Neuchâtel). Since 2003, he has also been involved in examining over 90 natural history collections as part of preventive conservation assignments in France and abroad.
Contact : jacques.cuisin[at]mnhn.fr