BOU Council

The BOU is managed by a Council of Trustees. Members are elected by the society membership at the Annual General Meeting. Trustees normally serve as

Council members for a period of four years.

NEW | Nominations process for Council and committees.
See here


President Prof Juliet Vickery, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science (elected 2019)
Vice President Mr Neil Bucknell (re-elected 2019)
Vice President Prof Tony Fox, Aarhus University, Denmark (elected 2019)
Honorary Secretary Dr Helen Baker, JNCC (re-elected 2018)
Honorary Treasurer Mr Graham F. Appleton (elected 2017)

Ordinary Members of Council

Prof Will Cresswell, University of St Andrews (elected 2017)
Dr Sonya Clegg, University of Oxford (Chair, Grants Committee, elected 2020)
Dr Emma Cunningham, Edinburgh University (elected 2018)
Dr Francis Daunt, CEH Edinburgh (Chair, Meetings Committee, elected 2019)
Dr James Gilroy University of East Anglia (Chair, Records Committee, elected 2019)
Dr Julie Miller, University of Glasgow (Early Career Researcher representative, elected 2020)
Dr Jen Smart, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science (Chair, IBIS Management Committee, elected 2017)
Dr Rosie Trevalyan, Tropical Biology Association (elected 2019)
Dr Hugh Wright, JNCC (Chair, Engagement Committee; elected 2017).
Dr Lucy Wright, RSPB (Chair, Awards Nominations Committee; co-opted).

Elected members of Council are Trustees of the BOU.

Meet our Council members

Nominations for Council: currently closed.