Kamiar Maleki is the incoming Director of Volta and Pulse Art Fairs. A London-based collector and curator with over 15 years of experience in the contemporary art world in collecting and patronage, Maleki has developed a significant interest in emerging artists, fostering numerous young artists’ careers from an early stage. He is cofounder of the Agha Khan Museum UK Patrons Chapter and founder of ICA Young Patrons for the Institute of Contemporary Art in London. His inaugural exhibition as a curator was the critically acclaimed group show, Hashtag Abstract (2015) followed by Primary Colours (2016), the first UK solo exhibition of works by Richard Höglund, both at Ronchini Gallery. From 2016 to 2018 Maleki served as Director of Contemporary Istanbul.