Council

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.

Officers*

President (2018-2021): Dr David Williams, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Secretary (2020-2023): Dr Karen Siu-Ting (2020-2023): Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Editor in Chief (2017-2020): Dr Gavin Broad, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Grants and Awards Secretary SRF (2016-2022): Dr Anne Jungblut, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Programmes Secretary (2011-2020): Dr Alex Monro, Identification and Naming, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Membership Secretary (2021-): Katie Collins, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Newsletter Editor  (2019-2022): Dr Pablo Muñoz-Rodríguez, University of Oxford, UK. President Elect

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

Webmaster (2015-2021): Dr Barbara Mackinder, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK

Young Systematists’ Forum leader (2014-2020): Dr Ellinor Michel, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Council members

Dr Chris Creevey (2018-21): Institute for Global Food Security and the School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Dr. Nick Crumpton:The Royal Society, London, UK

Dr Will Goodall-Copestake (2018-21): Scottish Association for Marine Science, UK

Dr. Laura Forrest (2017-2022): Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK

Beulah Garner (2016-22): Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Dr Zoe Goodwin (2015-2021): Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, UK

Kálmán Könyves (2020-2023): The Royal Horticultural Society, Wisley, UK

Dr Manuel Luján (2020-2023): Identification and Naming, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, UK

Dr Pablo Muñoz-Rodríguez – Social Media master (2015-2021): Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, UK

Dr Peter Mulhair (2020-2023): University of Oxford, UK

Dr Jordi Paps (2018-2021): University of Bristol, UK

Chester J Sands (2020-2023): is an evolutionary biologist working at the British Antarctic Survey

Ana Serra Silva (2020-2023): The Natural History Museum, London, UK and the University of Bristol, UK

Dr Ana Rita Simões (2020-2023): Identification and Naming, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, UK

Dr Jeff Streicher (2018-2021): Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Dr Jon Todd (2018-2021): Curator of Benthic Molluscs, Dept. of Palaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Dr Maria Vorontsova (2018-2021): Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, UK

Dr Jovita Yesilyurt (2018-2021): The Natural History Museum, London, UK

*Further details of the officer roles are available as Job Descriptions