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HM The Queen is Patron of the British School at Rome.

HRH Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy, KG, GCVO, is President of the BSR.

The BSR’s governing body (trustees) is the President and the Council.

The Director, Professor Stephen J. Milner, acts as the BSR’s Chief Executive.

Under the terms of the Royal Charter, Council members are appointed by the Council. At least seven members must be selected from the fields of specialisation and work enshrined in the BSR’s objectives.

Council is advised by two faculties and one subcommittee: the Faculty of Archaeology, History and Letters, the Faculty of the Fine Arts and the Finance and Personnel Subcommittee.

Council members can be contacted via the Registrar, Dr Gill Clark.


Conflict of interest policy for trustees


Mr Colin Blackmore FP

Ms Eliza Bonham Carter

Mr Mark Getty (Chair-elect)

Mr Alan Gibbins (Honorary Treasurer) FP

Dr Loyd Grossman

Mrs Robin Hambro

Mr Ian Hodgson  (Deputy Chair) FP

Mr Tim Llewellyn (Chairman) FP

Ms Vivien Lovell FP

Professor David Mattingly

Professor Rosamond McKitterick FP

Mr Eric Parry

Mr Christopher Prentice

Dr Susan Walker

FP = member of Finance and Personnel Subcommittee

Faculty of the Fine Arts

Professor Maria Chevska

Professor Prue Chiles

Ms Sacha Craddock

Dr Nicholas Cullinan

Ms Vanessa Jackson

Ms Penny Johnson

Ms Vivien Lovell (Chair) C

Mr Tim Marlow

Mr Hugh Petter

Mr Thomas J. Price

Dr Helen Sear

Mr Robin Vousden

Ms Clarrie Wallis

Mr Stephen Witherford

C = member of Council


Faculty of Archaeology, History and Letters

Dr Marta Ajmar

Professor Anna Bull

Professor Carlo Caruso

Mr Hugo Chapman

Professor Alison Cooley (Co-Editor of PBSR)

Professor Julia Hillner

Professor David Mattingly (Chair of Archaeology) C

Professor Rosamond McKitterick (Chair) C

Dr Jonathan Prag

Professor Matthew Reynolds

Professor Brian Richardson

Dr Corinna Riva

Dr MaryAnne Stevens

Professor Rosemary Sweet

Dr Susan Walker (Chair of Publications) C

Professor Paul Gabriele Weston

C = member of Council

The British School at Rome is regulated by Royal Charter and is a registered charity in England & Wales No.314176

1912 Original Royal Charter

1995 Supplemental Charter

2012 amendments Privy Council Order