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Council Membership (Trustees) 2023

Category Name Start End
President Professor Sheila Rowan CBE 2021 2023
President-elect Professor Sir Keith Burnett CBE 2021 2023
Honorary Secretary Professor Alison McMillan 2021 2025
Honorary Treasurer Professor David Delpy CBE 2019 2023
Vice-President for Business Dr John Bagshaw 2020 2024
Vice-President for Science and Innovation Professor Martin Freer 2019 2023
Vice-President for Education and Skills Dr Lisa Jardine-Wright OBE 2020 2024
Vice-President for Membership Dr Elizabeth Cunningham 2021 2025
Member Rosalie Benjamin 2021 2025
Member Professor Philip Burrows 2021 2025
Member Dr Gayle Calverley-Miles 2019 2023
Member Professor John Dainton 2021 2025
Member Professor Claudia Eberlein 2020 2024
Member Professor Martin Hendry MBE 2019 2023
Member Dr Alix Pryde 2019 2023
Member Dr Peter Thompson 2022 2026
Member Dr Melissa Uchida 2022 2026
Member Jane Weir 2021 2025
Member (co-opted) Dr Yvonne Kavanagh 2022 2023
In attendance      
Group Chief Executive Officer Tom Grinyer n/a n/a
Deputy Chief Executive Rachel Youngman n/a n/a
Group Chief Financial Officer Sukhraj Dhadwar n/a n/a
Director of Policy and Public Affairs Tony McBride n/a n/a
Director of Science, Innovation and Skills Louis Barson n/a n/a
Chief Executive, IOP Publishing Limited Antonia Seymour n/a n/a
Head of Governance and Compliance David Howitt n/a n/a

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