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The Royal Entomological Society is governed by its council, which is chaired by the Society’s president according to a set of bye-laws. The members of council, the president and the other trustees are elected from the Society’s fellowship and membership.

The Society’s patron is Her Majesty the Queen.

Trustees of Council 2021/2022 [email protected]

President – Prof Helen Roy MBE Hon FRES 

Vice-president – Dr Rebecca Farley-Brown FRES 

Vice-president – Julie North FRES

President Elect – Prof Jane Hill Hon FRES

Chair of Meetings Committee  – Dr Richard Harrington Hon FRES

Treasurer –  Dr Gia Aradottir FRES

Chair of Publications Committee – Dr Shaun Winterton FRES

Early Career Trustee – Dr Joe Roberts FRES

Chair of Membership Committee – Dr John Baird FRES 

Trustee – Prof Adam Hart FRES 

Trustee – Prof Seirian Sumner FRES

Trustee – Mose Musonda Mem.RES

Trustee – Dr Allan Watt Hon FRES

Chairs of Standing Committees

Finance Committee – Dr Gia Aradottir FRES

Meetings Committee – Dr Richard Harrington Hon FRES

Publications Committee – Dr Shaun Winterton FRES

Insect Conservation Committee – Prof Jeremy Thomas OBE Hon FRES

Library Committee – Position vacant

Outreach Committee – Prof Adam Hart FRES

Membership Committee – Dr John Baird FRES

Full list of committee members

Working Groups of Council

Grand Challenges in Entomology – Prof Chris Thomas FRS FRES

Regional Representatives

Scotland – Ms Katy Dainton 

ROI & Northern Ireland – Dr Aidan O’Hanlon

North England – Position vacant

West England  – Mr John C. Bradley

Wales – Position vacant

East England – Dr Alvin Helden FRES

South East England – Dr Sarah Arnold Mem. RES

South West England – Position vacant

Senior Staff

Chief Executive Officer – Simon Ward

Director of Communications & Engagement – Dr Luke Tilley

Director of Finance & Operations – Robert Spencer

See also