The Advisory Council is the consulting body of ICOM. It consists of the Chairpersons (or their representatives) of National and International Committees, Regional Alliances, and Affiliated Organisations.
The Advisory Council advises the Executive Board and the General Assembly in the general interest of ICOM on matters concerning the policies, programmes, procedures and finances of ICOM.
In 2016, Regine Schulz (CIPEG, Germany) has been elected Chairperson of the Advisory Council and Gustavo Adolfo Ortiz Serrano (Colombia) has been elected Vice-Chairperson, for the 2016-2019 term.
The 85th Advisory Council will take place on September 1st 2019 during the 25th ICOM General Conference in Kyoto, Japan.