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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.

*See Latest News: Changes in BSR Management

*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 Bob Allies

Mr Colin Blackmore FP

Ms Eliza Bonham Carter

Mr Mark Getty (Chair) FP

Mr Alan Gibbins (Honorary Treasurer) FP

Professor Robert Gordon

Mr Ian Hodgson  (Deputy Chair) FP

Professor Simon Keay

Professor Rosamond McKitterick FP

Mr Christopher Prentice

Mr Luke Syson

FP = member of Finance and Personnel Subcommittee

Faculty of the Fine Arts

Mr Tim Bell

Ms Denise Bennetts

Mr Adam Chodzko

Dr Nicholas Cullinan

Professor Mick Finch

Ms Oona Grimes

Ms Vanessa Jackson

Ms Penny Johnson

Professor Niall McLaughlin

Professor Andrew Stahl

Ms Clarrie Wallis

C = member of Council


Faculty of Archaeology, History and Letters

Professor Claudia Bolgia

Professor Barbara Borg (Chair of Publications)

Professor Alison Cooley (Co-Editor of PBSR)

Professor Derek Duncan

Professor Ruth Glynn

Professor Julia Hillner

Dr Marco Iuliano

Dr Kristian Jensen

Professor Simon Keay (Chair of Archaeology) C

Professor Rosamond McKitterick (Chair) C

Professor Jonathan Prag

Dr Corinna Riva

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