Stefan Kalmár is the current director of London’s ICA. Stefan Kalmár, the German-born executive director of Artists Space in New York, has been named as the next director of London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts. Kalmár, who joined the Manhattan non-profit in 2009, has been praised for steering the venue through times of recession with an innovative programme and for trebling its income, reports The Art Newspaper.

Kalmár, who was a Turner prize judge in 2014, was in charge of Artists Space in Lower Manhattan. Before that he was the director of Kunstverein München (2004-09), the director of the Institute of Visual Culture in Cambridge (2000-04) and the artistic director at Cubitt Gallery in London (1997-99).