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Executive Board

The Executive Board normally meetings monthly and is chaired by Professor Mark Thomson, STFC’s Executive Chair. Council appoints the membership of the Executive Board, with the exception of the Executive Chair who is appointed by the Secretary of State.

Key facts

The Executive Chair is responsible for the leadership and management of the organisation and the delivery of its mission, working closely with the Council who will support and challenge him. The Executive Board is the senior management board within STFC, responsible for delivery of the following, within the strategic direction and guidance set by the Executive Chair:

  • The science programme
  • International subscriptions and engagement
  • Financial management and planning
  • The economic impact agenda
  • The campuses
  • Outreach, external relations and communications


Terms of reference

Register of Interests

Last updated: 27 April 2021


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