Council: Officers and Members

The officers of the Systematics Association have been elected to manage the day to day running of the association. Council members are elected for a term of three years at the AGM if their nominations are approved. They meet regularly with the officers to assist in the running of the Systematics Association. Council can also co-opt members between annual general meetings.

Council Officers

President (2015-2018): Dr Mark Wilkinson, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Secretary (2015-2018): Dr Eve Lucas, Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Editor in Chief (2018-): Dr Gavin Broad, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Grants and Awards Secretary SRF (2016-): Dr Anne D. Jungblut, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Meetings Secretary (2009-): Dr Alex Monro, Identification and Naming, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Membership Secretary (2016-): Yvette Harvey, Royal Horticultural Society Garden Wisley, UK

Newsletter Editor  (2016-): Steven Dodsworth, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Student Representatives (2016-2019):

Tom Carruthers, University of Oxford, UK

Surabhi Ranavat, University of Edinburgh, UK

Treasurer (2016-): Dr Andrew Briscoe, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Webmaster (2015-): Dr Barbara Mackinder, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh,
Edinburgh, UK.

Young Systematists’ Forum leader (2016-): Dr Ellinor Michel, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Further details of the officer roles are available as Job Descriptions

 

Council members

Dr Xavier Aubriot  (2014-17), Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

James Clarkson (2016-19), Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Roger Close (2016-19, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr Wolf Eiserhardt, (2015-18), Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Dr Laura Forrest (2016-19), Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK

Dr Lauren Gardiner, Cambridge University Herbarium, Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge University, UK

Beulah Garner (2016-19), Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Zoe Goodwin (2015-18), Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, UK

Dr David Gower (2007-), Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Dr David Goyder, Dept. of Identification and Naming, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Lorna MacKinnon (2016-19), Eden Project, Cornwall, UK

Pablo Muñoz-Rodríguez (2015-18), Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, UK

Dr Andrew Polaszek (2015-18),  Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Ranee Prakash (2016-19), Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Dinarzarde Raheem (2016-19), Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Dr Karen Siu-Ting (2016-19), University of Aberystwyth, UK

Dr. Bryony Williams, University of Exeter, UK