Michael Ohajuru is a Senior Fellow of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies with honours degrees in Physics and Art History. Michael blogs, writes and speaks regularly on the black presence in Renaissance Europe and has spoken at the British Library, National Archives and the V&A on the subject. He is the founder of Image of the Black in London Galleries and is the originator and project director for The John Blanke Project. He is the co-convener of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies What’s Happening in Black British History series of workshops and is also co-convenor the Institute of Historical Research Black British History seminar programme. He lives in south London.