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We have now gone live with our new IT system, which should improve your experience of our site. As with all new systems there will inevitably be initial teething problems; if you experience any difficulties then please alert the office either by emailing or telephoning us on 0118 956 8500 and speaking with Tim. Thank you for your patience.


The Society is a registered charity (No. 208222). It is governed by a Council of Trustees who meet four times a year and the business of Council is guided by our Royal Charter, By-Laws and Standing Orders. The Council also sets the strategic direction of the Society and reviews the delivery of its programmes of work. The Council is headed by the President, Professor Jo Haigh, and supported by the executive team who are mainly based at the Society Headquarters in Reading. The Patron of the Society is HRH The Prince of Wales.


See Society members, staff and Council here.