The Council

Research England is governed and supported by a Council of leading experts, helping to shape our strategy and overall approach.

The role of the Council is to:

  • Support the Executive Chair in ensuring the successful operation of Research England, including setting priorities and activities in line with UKRI's overall strategy, and considering key risks.
  • Provide expert advice on the development of Research England's strategic delivery plan. To monitor, review progress and act as a critical friend.
  • Provide strategic advice to UKRI on the research and knowledge exchange system of relevance to Research England.
  • Act as ambassadors and advocates for UKRI and Research England.

Council members

A Register of Interests (PDF) of the Council members is available.

Find out more about our team.

Council meetings

Meetings in 2020

  • Thursday 20 February 2020
  • Wednesday 15 April 2020
  • Thursday 4 June 2020
  • Wednesday 9 September 2020
  • Thursday 26 November 2020

Meetings in 2019