British academy

Who are the British Academy?

We are an independent Fellowship of around 1,000 world-renowned scholars in the humanities and social sciences elected for outstanding research.




Professor Nicholas Stern (Lord Stern of Brentford) is a leading British economist and academic, renowned for the ground-breaking Stern Review on the economics of climate change published in 2006. More about British Academy President, Lord Stern of Brentford

  • Officers and Council Members.

  • Committees.

  • Directory of Fellows.

      Alun Evans


    Prior to his appointment as British Academy Chief Executive in July 2015, Alun was Director of the Scotland Office. More about Chief Executive, Alun Evans.

  • Senior Management Team.

  • Contact the British Academy.
  • The British Academy has a data protection policy that is intended to establish a framework of controls that will facilitate compliance with the legal requirements of the Data Protection Act, 1998.