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The Council is the governing body of the Academy. It is chaired by the President and comprises nine officers and 15 ordinary members.


Professor Sir David Cannadine, President

Professor Sarah Worthington, Treasurer

Professor Ash Amin (Foreign Secretary)

Professor John Baines, Vice-President (British International Research Institutes)

Professor Alan Bowman, Vice-President (Humanities)

Revd Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch Kt, Vice-President (Public Engagement)

Professor Dominic Abrams, Vice-President (Social Sciences)

Professor Roger Kain, Vice-President (Research and HE Policy)

Professor Genevra Richardson, Vice-President (Public Policy)

Professor Mary Morgan, Vice-President (Publications)

Ordinary Members of the Council 2017-18

Professor David Abulafia

Professor Julia Barrow

Professor Christine Bell

Professor Maxine Berg

Professor Julian Birkinshaw

Professor Stella Bruzzi

Professor Eleanor Dickey

Professor Marianne Elliot

Professor Glynis Jones

Professor Michael Keating

Professor Anne Phillips

Professor John Scott

Professor Sally Shuttleworth

Professor Nicholas Sims-Williams

Professor Bencie Woll

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