Advisory Board

The Advisory Board advises the AHRC Council on the development of strategies that reflect the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Royal Charter and the challenges facing arts and humanities research. It develops and recommends priorities, programmes, and other initiatives that will deliver the AHRC’s strategies, and monitor and report on their progress.

The members of the Advisory Board are:

  • Professor Greg Walker (Chair), University of Edinburgh
  • Mr Dominic Gray, Opera North
  • Professor Lin Foxhall, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Stephen Hoskins, University of the West of England
  • Professor Karen Lury, University of Glasgow
  • Ms Laura Sillars, Artistic Director and Co-Director, Site Gallery, Sheffield
  • Professor Matthew Hilton, Vice Principal (Humanities and Social Sciences), Queen Mary University of London
  • Professor Sita Popat, University of Leeds
  • Professor Martin Conway, University of Oxford
  • Professor Jenny Richards, University of Newcastle
  • Ms Maja Maricevic, British Library
  • Professor Karen Salt, University of Nottingham
  • Professor Jacqueline Labbe, De Montfort University
  • Dr Tim Boon, Science Museum

Secretary to the Advisory Board: Jane McKenzie, email:

Advisory Board Register of Interests