Paolo Maiullari is responsible for research and exhibition activities. He has a degree in Science of Cultural Heritage and Activities and a Master's degree in "Intercultural Trainers of Italian for Foreigners" from the University of Insubria in Como and Varese.
In 2003, he approached the Museum through the Brignoni Collection from Borneo, a region where he has been carrying out field research since 2000 and where MUSEC has one of the most important collections of monumental dayak sculpture in the world.
In 2010 he joined the MUSEC research group. Since 2013 he has been in charge of the "Altrarti" cycle of projects.
His favourite works are the ceremonial sculptures of the Dayaks of Borneo, the ceremonial paddle of the Tubuai Islands and Japanese woodcut prints.