John H. Stubbs, Senior Advisor, joined the World Monuments Fund as Director of Programs in 1990, and was named Vice President in 1996. He is a graduate of Columbia University's master's program in Historic Preservation and was a UNESCO Fellow at ICCROM's Architectural Conservation course in Rome. In addition to his work at WMF, Mr. Stubbs was Adjunct Associate Professor of Historic Preservation at Columbia University for many years. Prior to joining WMF, Mr. Stubbs served for ten years as Assistant Director of Historic Preservation Projects at Beyer Blinder Belle, Architects and Planners, and worked as a historical architect for the U.S. Department of the Interior. He is chairman of the James Marston Fitch Foundation and, until winter 2007, served for six years as a trustee of the Archaeological Institute of America. In 2011, after 21 years at WMF, he relocated to New Orleans to become Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the Tulane University School of Architecture. John remains on WMF staff as Senior Advisor.