Luxembourg

Patrick Sanavia

Luxembourg

Born in 1967, Patrick Sanavia graduated in law from the university of Robert Schuman, Strasbourg. He is a former member of the Bar. Then, as a legal counsellor for the Ministry of Culture, Higher Education and Research, Patrick Sanavia was president of the advisory committee on the status of the professional independent artist and member of different boards (Cultural centre Abbey of Neumünster, Renovation fund for the old city of Luxembourg, Philharmonic orchestra of Luxembourg, etc.). Between 2007 and 2010, Patrick Sanavia chaired the Commission of Sites and National Monuments. He is government commissioner for the castles of Beaufort and Bourscheid. Since 2008, Patrick Sanavia is director of Service des sites et monuments nationaux (SSMN). This cultural institute acts as the contracting authority for state built heritage. The SSMN currently manages more than 100 projects over about sixty historic and industrial sites.

 

State Heritage Authority website: http://www.ssmn.public.lu/