Dilys Johns is Senior Research Fellow in Conservation/Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Jürg Rageth is an independent researcher of Oriental carpets and textiles, based in Riehen, Switzerland.
Dr. Greg Hodgins is Assistant Research Scientist and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the National Science Foundation–Arizona Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Laboratory at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
Dr. Sonia O’Connor is Research Fellow in Conservation at the University of Bradford, United Kingdom.
Dr. Mark Gilberg is director of the Suzanne D. Booth and David G. Booth Conservation Center at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Christina Hellmich is the Curator-in-charge of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas and the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Lesley Bone is head of Objects Conservation at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.