2022 Jury

2022 Jury

Peter Aiers (United Kingdom)

Peter Aiers is the 34th Master and Chief Executive of the Charterhouse. He was previously the Chief Executive of the Churches Conservation Trust, a national charity caring for historic church buildings across England and had worked here for 15 years.

Peter’s background is in historic building conservation and has always had a particular interest in how historic buildings can best serve contemporary society. He has a track record of significant historic church building development projects and also invented Champing™.

Peter is a trustee of the Heritage Alliance, and Goodwill Solutions CIO and also a member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation.


Florian Trott (Germany)

Florian Trott studied culture and communication management in Potsdam and Berlin as well as Italian at the Università per stranieri di Perugia. He is working as the managing director and member of the board of directors of the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe since September 2020. He is also responsible for the museum’s digital strategy. From 2017 he headed the Communications department at the Kunsthalle, and from 2008 to 2016 he worked as Head of Communications and Education at the Luther Memorials Foundation in Saxony-Anhalt.



Justin Kroesen (The Netherlands)

Justin Kroesen is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Bergen specialising in the material culture of Christianity, and research curator of the Church Art Collection at its University Museum. His research focuses on church interiors and furnishings during the Middle Ages and in the era of the Reformations. His present project concerns the survival of medieval art in Lutheran churches in Germany. From 2004‑2015, he was a lecturer on the art history of Christianity at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands). Beyond academia, Kroesen is a member of the council of Future for Religious Heritage in Brussels and collaborates with several museums and other heritage organizations in Norway, the Netherlands, and Spain.