Brett Lougheed was appointed Director of the Oral History Centre in March 2019. He is an archivist having received a Joint Master’s Degree in Arts (Archival Studies) from the University of Winnipeg/University of Manitoba in 2005. Following graduation he served as Digital Archivist at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections before becoming University Archivist and Digital Curator at the University of Winnipeg Archives in 2014. He currently serves as the Acting Associate Dean of the Library at the University of Winnipeg. His research interests include examining the intersections between reconciliation and digital archives, including web archives and online descriptions of records. He has published articles on his role in Indigenizing metadata at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and within the Association for Manitoba Archives’ Manitoba Archival Information Network and presented at conferences around the world on diverse topics such as social media in archives, digital infrastructure, and the development of the Two-Spirit Archives.