Associate Members 

An Associate member of the IPHC is a person with relevant skills and expertise who has been recommended to the Executive by an Expert member as being a person interested in the work of the IPHC and able to assist the IPHC to achieve any of its objectives.

Pavel Filin (Russia) January 2010

PhD in Ethnology. Deputy Director of Museum Icebreaker Krassin, Saint-Petersburg,. Secretary of Russian Maritime Heritage Association. Senior Researcher, Russian Research Institute for Cultural & Natural Heritage. Director of the Solovky Maritime Museum (2006-09). Field researcher in Arctic & Subarctic regions of Russia and Alaska. Social and cultural heritage impact assessment consultant.

Glenn Simpson (USA) December 2007

M.A. Anthropology (Cultural Resources Management), Sonoma State University, California. Program Manager, Historic Preservation Projects, National Park Service. Archaeologist, Architect, Heritage Consultant.

Cornelia Lüdecke (Germany) May 2002

Diploma in meteorology (1980) and PhD (1994) University of Munich on history of German polar research in the period 1900-1939. Habilitation in Hamburg (2002). Expert in archival material on German polar research. Founded and leads the Action Group on History of Antarctic Research within the Scientific Committee of Antarctic Research. Past President of the International Commission on History of Meteorology. Field experience in Svalbard (Arctic) related to German wartime meteorological bases.  

Lin Yang (China) July 2013

Currently Chief Curator at the Department of Archaeology, National Museum of China. Major in archaeology, Bachelor degree of history, Peking University. Previous work history includes Chinese National Cultural Relics Bureau, Deputy Director of the Ministry of science and technology, cultural and Natural Heritage Protection Center, The Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth-RADI, Joint Laboratory of Remote Sensing Archaeology, Director of Chinese Archaeological Society and Director of the China National Association of scientific exploration.