The BOU is managed by a Council of Trustees. Members are elected by the society membership at the Annual General Meeting. Trustees normally serve as Council members for a period of four years.
NEW | Nominations process for Council and committees. See here
President Dr Juliet Vickery, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science (elected 2019)
Vice President Mr Neil Bucknell (re-elected 2019)
Vice President Dr Tony Fox, Aarhus University, Denmark (elected 2019)
Honorary Secretary Dr Helen Baker, JNCC (re-elected 2018)
Honorary Treasurer Mr Graham F. Appleton (elected 2017)
Ordinary Members of Council
Dr Phil Atkinson (Chair, Grants Committee, elected 2016; BTO)
Dr Will Cresswell, University of St Andrews (elected 2017)
Dr Emma Cunningham, Edinburgh University (elected 2018)
Dr Francis Daunt, CEH Edinburgh (Chair, Meetings Committee, elected 2019)
Dr Tom Finch, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science (elected 2016)
Dr James Gilroy University of East Anglia (Chair, Records Committee, co-elected 2019)
Dr Rowena Langston (elected 2019)
Dr Jen Smart, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science (Chair, IBIS Management Committee, elected 2015)
Dr Rosie Trevalyan, Tropical Biology Association (elected 2019)
Dr Hugh Wright, JNCC (Chair, Engagement Committee; elected 2017).
Elected members of Council are Trustees of the BOU.