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Contact the British Academy

The British Academy's address is:

10-11 Carlton House Terrace

Tel: 020 7969 5200   
Fax: 020 7969 530

Nearest tube: Charing Cross (Cockspur Street exit), Piccadilly Circus (Lower Regent Street exit).  
Buses: Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Haymarket, Trafalgar Square.  
Wheelchair access: The British Academy has access for most wheelchairs. To find out more please see details of our disabled access arrangements.

British Academy Staff

Please send your email to the appropriate department below.

Alternatively, for general enquiries please call +44 (0)20 7969 5200.


For more information, including details about the research funding schemes available, please visit the Funding Opportunities page.

You can also go to the British Academy’s grants management system, Flexi-Grant, at

If your question is not answered there, contact the relevant member of the Research Awards or International Team as noted below, but please be aware that the office experiences a high volume of requests, especially at peak times around deadlines. We aim to answer all requests within a reasonable timeframe.

Helen Langan
Research Awards Officer (Mid-Career Fellowships; BA/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships; Wolfson Research Professorships)
020 7969 5305

Claire McDonagh
Research Awards Officer (BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants)
020 7969 5272

Tom Egan
Research Funding Manager (Newton Fund; Newton International Fellowships)
+44 (0) 20 7969 5288

Enquiries about Flexi-Grant are dealt with by the same team, but are best directed to:

Vivienne Hurley
Director of Research Funding & Programmes
020 7969 5268 

Dr Ken Emond
Head of Research Awards
020 7969 5265

Lesley Talbot
Deputy Head of Research Funding
020 7969 5305


Contact the International Team to find out more about the Academy's international research funding programmes, relations with academies and partner institutions overseas, international organisations and international policy work:

Philip Lewis
Head of International
+44 (0)20 7969 5235

Desislava Stoitchkova
Deputy Head of International
+44 (0)20 7969 5276

Stephanie Appleton
International Research Funding Manager
+44 (0)20 7969 5277

Jessica Meese
International Research Funding Officer (Cities & Infrastructure Programme; Tackling Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business Programme; BA/DFID Anti-Corruption Evidence Partnership)
+44 (0)20 7969 5350

Iain Hannah
International Research Funding Officer (Tackling the UK's International Challenges Programme; Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research Projects; Sustainable Development Programme; Visiting Fellowships)
+44 (0)20 7969 5269

Hayley Fowler
International Research Funding Officer (Early Childhood Development Programme; Writing Workshops)
+44 (0)20 7969 5222

Christina Moorhouse
International Policy Adviser
+44 (0)20 7969 5267

Hugo Clarke
International Policy Adviser
+44 (0)20 7969 5343


Please browse our events programme before contacting us. Information about registering for an event can be found on the relevant event listing.

For general event enquiries please call the Events Team on 020 7969 5200 or email:

Contact details for the Events team:

Claire Pike
Assistant Events Producer
020 7969 5246

Johanna Empson
Events Producer
020 7969 5316 

Marisa Smith
Head of Events
020 7969 5264

Matt Woodward
Public Events Producer
020 7969 5234


Please note that all our reports are available online. You can find out more about our Policy work here.

To find out more contact the Policy Team

Barbara Limon
Interim Director of Policy & Engagement
020 7969 5294

Harriet Barnes
Head of Policy (Higher Education and Skills)
020 7969 5281

Adam Wright
Deputy Head of Policy (Higher Education and Skills)
020 7969 5214 

Tom Lyscom
Senior Policy Adviser (Higher Education and Skills)
020 7969 5308 

Maxime Delattre
Policy Adviser (Skills)
020 7969 5318

Helen Gibson
Policy and Engagement Manager (Public Policy)
020 7969 5287

Martin Rogers
Policy Adviser (Public Policy)
020 7969 5346

Tara Vernhes
Policy Officer (Public Policy)
020 7969 5285


Please see the Press Office page for recent press releases and contact details for the press team.

Contact details for the Communications Team:

Naomi Joyner
Head of News & Stakeholder Engagement
020 7969 5317

Katie Barron
Media Relations Officer
020 7969 5273

Liz Hutchinson
Director of Communications
020 7969 5253


Information about making a donation to the Academy is available online. To find out more please contact the development team.

Future of the Corporation
Henry Richards
020 7969 5263

Further information and resources about the Future of the Corporation Programme are available here


Information about election to the Fellowship is available online. Please note that all candidates must be proposed by the existing Fellowship. To find out more call Marion Paterson, Fellowship Manager, on 020 7969 5259 or email

Chief Executive Office

Alun Evans is the Chief Executive of the British Academy. He can be contacted via his PA:

Antoinette Sinesi
Interim PA to the President and Chief Executive and Secretary
020 7969 5255

Read more about Alun Evans.  

Sir David Cannadine is the President of the British Academy. He can be contacted via his assistant:

Maria Agius
Assistant to the President and Chief Executive
020 7969 5279

Read more about Sir David Cannadine.

Marion Paterson
Fellowship Manager
020 7969 5259

Human Resources

Stevie Bennett
Human Resources Manager
020 7969 5225

Giuseppe Scannapieco
Human Resources Assistant
020 7969 5289

James Lamb
Human Resources Intern
020 7969 5354

Finance & Corporate Services

Please note that current vacancies are available online. To find out more call Stevie Bennett, HR Manager on 020 7969 5225 or email:

Contact details for Corporate Services Team:

Robert Hopwood
Director of Finance & Corporate Services
020 7969 5280 

Tichatonga Pfupajena
Acting IT Manager
020 7969 5241

Imre Bozso
AV Technician
020 7969 5244

Kane Mundee
IT/AV Apprentice
020 7969 5242

Pablo Ramirez
Facilities Manager
020 7969 5211

Carlos Salcedo
Facilities Assistant
020 7969 5249

William Hood
Head of Finance
020 7969 5236

Joan Kenny 
Finance Officer
020 7969 5207

Susan West
Finance Assistant
020 7969 5251


The British Academy produces a wide range of publications, for academic and more general readerships.

To find out more email:, or contact:

James Rivington
Head of Publications; Editor, British Academy Review
020 7969 5261

Geetha Nair
Publications Manager
020 7969 5262

Library and Archive

Contact Karen Syrett, Librarian/Archivist, on 020 7969 5314 or email:

Venue hire and room booking

Our stunning building is the ideal location for a wedding reception or conference, conveniently located in the heart of Central London. To contact us about hiring our facilities speak to a team member at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace:

Prizes and medals

Information about our prizes and medals is available online. To find out more email:

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