|Management of the Royal
The Royal Society is governed by a Council of 21 Fellows, including five Honorary Officers: the President, Treasurer, two Secretaries (one drawn from a the physical sciences and mathematics, and the other from the life sciences) and the Foreign Secretary.
The Council is advised by a wide range of committees. The membership of many of these committees and their subcommittees is not confined to Fellows, and many scientists of all disciplines assist the work of the Society by freely and readily making their services available.
Honorary Officers of the Royal Society
The administrative business of the Society is the responsibility of the Executive Secretary, supported by a permanent staff of around 115 and organised into sections.
Executive Secretary, Stephen Cox (second right), with the other three directors (left to right) Dr David Stewart Boak (Programmes), Dr Peter Collins (Science Policy), Ian Cooper (Finance and Administration).
Senior Managers of the Royal Society
Head of Publishing Mr John Taylor
Head, Research Support Section Dr Helen Pask
Head, Science Promotion Section Position vacant at present
Head, Library & Information Services Mrs Karen Peters
Head, International Exchanges Section Mrs Ling Thompson
Manager, Press and PR Mr Carl Smith
Council & Fellowship Mr Peter O'Rourke
Head of Finance Mr David Sturt
IT Service and Support Manager - Mr Kevin Mills
Head, Administrative Services Mr Dick Stillwell
Personnel Section Ms Karen O'Connell
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