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Council (2017)

This is an archived page. For the latest Council list please follow the links from the Association landing page:

Below you will find the 2017 list of Council members of the Palaeontological Association:

*attends Council meetings but is not a trustee.



  • Emily J. Rayfield - University of Bristol
  • Richard J. Twitchett - Natural History Museum, London

Executive Officer*

  • Jo Hellawell
    • e-mail
    • Telephone: +44(0)191 386 1482
    • Address: The Palaeontological Association, Ainsley House, 12 Waddington Street, Durham, DH1 4BG, UK. 




  • Andrew B. Smith - Natural History Museum, London

Publications Officer*

Editor Trustees:

  • Marcello Ruta - University of Lincoln

Newsletter Editor:

Book Review Editor:

Publicity Officer:

Internet Officer

Outreach Officer

Education Officer

Meetings Coordinator

Ordinary Members

  • David P.G. Bond - University of Hull
  • Alexander M. Dunhill - University of Leeds
  • Andrew S. Gale - University of Portsmouth
  • Imran A. Rahman - Oxford University Museum of Natural History


  • Fiona L. Gill - University of Leeds
  • Jordan Bestwick - University of Leicester (Progressive Palaeontology represenative)
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