Committees

Council has delegated some of its responsibilities to the following committees.

For a visual representation of our committees, please download this chart.

Finance Committee

Develops budgets, oversees funds, monitors income / expenditure and oversees HR issues.

Current members:

Professor Faron Moller
Professor Alan Shore
Professor Keith Smith
Professor Hywel Thomas
Professor Terry Threadgold
Professor John V Tucker

General Purposes Committee


Oversees events, publications, awards and agreements with stakeholders.

Current members:

Professor Michael Charlton
Professor Ceri Davies
Professor Colin Hughes
Professor Helen Fulton
Professor Alan Shore
Professor Keith Smith
Professor Hywel Thomas
Professor Julia Thomas

Fellowship Committee


Oversees the Fellowship election process and works to improve the diversity of the Fellowship.

Current members:

Professor Rob Beynon
Professor Michael Charlton
Dr Sally Davies
Professor Shareen Doak
Professor Helen Fulton
Professor Ieuan Hughes

Governance Appointments Committee

Oversees the election process for Council / committees, and works to improve committee diversity.

Current members:

Professor Michael Charlton
Professor Helen Fulton
Professor Claire Gorrara
Professor Qiang Shen
Professor Alan Shore
Professor Keith Smith
Professor Hywel Thomas

Executive Committee

This Committee supports the Society’s day-to-day work. It includes the President, Officers, Chief Executive and Clerk.