Vinod is an internationally renowned museum specialist with over 20 years in collection-related roles with the Australian Museum and the J. Paul Getty Trust. His work has covered a range of specialized areas, including museum planning, conservation, management, acquisition, repatriation, capacity-building, and risk assessment. As Chairman of the Board for AusHeritage and CEO at IndHeritage Pty Ltd, he provides leadership to key heritage related projects.
He is a Board Member of the International Council of Museums and President of the Board for the Australian operations of Centre for Environment Education (CEE). He has delivered over 100 workshops on museum-related aspects and published over 80 technical papers.