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 (2021-2024): Dr Pablo Muñoz-Rodríguez, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, 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 (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 Officer (2021-2024): Dr Katie Collins, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Treasurer (2016-): Dr Andrew Briscoe, NatureMetrics, UK

Webmaster (2015-2021): Dr Ana Rita Simões, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, UK

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

Student’s Representative (2021-2023): George Burton, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 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 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

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

Dr Manuel Luján (2020-2023): Identification and Naming, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 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 Jon Todd (2018-2021): Curator of Benthic Molluscs, Dept. of Palaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK

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

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