Governance

CBRL is a registered charity sponsored by the British Academy and governed by articles of association. Members nominate and elect a voluntary board of trusteesor council, who have a range of professional backgrounds and from the academic community. The board of trustees meets quarterly.

CBRL has five sub-committees: finance and governancehuman resources, research, publications, and developmentAll committees meet regularly to determine CBRL policies and strategies in these areas. Trustees, staff and external advisors, in some cases, form the committees.

Finance and governance – John Shakeshaft (Acting Chair), Dr Sean Hird and Tom Thomson. Staff: Dr Carol Palmer and Miranda Ludden.

Human resources – Graham Philip (Chair), Tom Thomson and Reverend Canon David Longe. Staff: Dr Carol Palmer.

Research – Dr Kamal Badreshany (Acting Chair, Durham University), Prof. Timothy Insoll (University of Exeter), Dr Bahar Baser (Durham University). Staff: Dr Carol Palmer. Editors: Dr Caroline Middleton and Dr Sarah Irving.

Publications – Prof. Graham Philip (Chair, Durham University), Dr Jennie Bradbury (Bryn Mawr College) is an external member and advisor. Editors: Dr Caroline Middleton and Dr Sarah Irving (Staffordshire University). Staff: Dr Carol Palmer.

Development – John Shakeshaft (Acting Chair), Tom Thomson, Dr Robert Bewley, Dr Sean Hird. Staff: Dr Carol Palmer

CBRL President

Professor Dawn Chatty

President

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Board of Trustees

CBRL Honorary Officers and Committee Chairs

John Shakeshaft

Chair of the Board and Acting Treasurer

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Tom Thomson

Honorary Secretary

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Professor Graham Philip

Chair of the Publications sub-committee and Chair of the HR sub-committee

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CBRL ordinary trustees

Dr Kamal Badreshany

CBRL Trustee

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Dr Robert Bewley

CBRL Trustee

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Professor Timothy Insoll

CBRL Trustee

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Dr Sean Hird

CBRL Trustee

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Reverend Canon David Longe

CBRL Trustee

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Previous members of the CBRL Council