Council & Officers

Governing Body

The Officers and Members of the Council are the Board of Directors of the Limited Company and the Trustees of the Charity. The Officers and Members of Council for 2019-20 are as follows.


Vice Presidents

Honorary Officers

  • Honorary Director: Lloyd de Beer, B.A, M.A., Ph.D.
  • Honorary Secretary: John McNeill, M.A., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S.
  • Honorary Assistant Secretary: Susan Nettle, M.Sc., M.A.
  • Honorary Treasurer: John Irving, B.A.
  • Honorary Membership Secretary: Ann E Hignell, B.Sc., B.A., M.A
  • Honorary Journal Editor: Tom Nickson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., F.S.A.
  • Honorary Reviews Editor: Emily Guerry, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
  • Honorary Ed. Electronic Publications: Emma Edwards, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
  • Honorary Conference Secretary: Catherine Milburn, B.A., M.A,
  • Honorary Study Days Organiser: Jana Gajdošová, B.A. M.A., Ph.D.
  • Honorary Convenor Leeds IMC: Harriet Mahood, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
  • Honorary Publicity Officer: Richard Plant, B.A., Ph.D.
  • Honorary Web Officer: Meg Bernstein, B.A., M.A., Ph. D.
  • Honorary Student Representative: Róisín Astell, B.A., M.A.

Council Members


  • Jessica Barker, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., F.S.A. (2019)
  • Alexandra Gajewski, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., F.S.A. (2018)
  • Elizabeth Hallam-Smith, B.A., Ph.D., C.B., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S. (2019)
  • Katie Harrison, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2020)
  • Karl Kinsella, B.A., M.A., M.St., D.Phil. (2020)
  • David Robinson, B.Sc., Ph.D., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S. (2020)
  • Professor Michael Michael, B.A., Ph.D., F.S.A. (2018)
  • Laura Slater, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2020)
  • Jane Spooner, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2019)
  • Elizabeth Swarbrick, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2018)
  • Clare Vernon, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (2019)
  • Michaela Zöschg, B.A., M.A. (2018)