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Council (2019)

Below you will find the 2019 list of Council members of the Palaeontological Association:

*attends Council meetings but is not a Trustee
**stood down at October 2019 council meeting
*** co-opted on to coucil at October 2019 meeting.



Executive Officer*

  • Jo Hellawell
    • e-mail
    • Telephone: +44(0)191 386 1482
    • Address: The Palaeontological Association, Alport House, 35 Old Elvet , Durham, DH1 3HN, UK. 




  • Andrew B. Smith - Natural History Museum, London

Publications Officer*

Editor Trustees:

  • Barry H. Lomax - University of Nottingham
  • Mark A. Purnell - University of Leicester

Newsletter Editor:

Book Review Editor:

Publicity Officer:

Internet Officer

  • Alan R. T. Spencer - Natural History Museum, London/Imperial College London; e-mail

Outreach Officer

Education Officer

Meetings Coordinator

Diversity Officer

Ordinary Members

  • David P.G. Bond - University of Hull
  • Alexander M. Dunhill - University of Leeds
  • Andrew S. Gale - University of Portsmouth
  • Zoë E. Hughes - Natural History Museum, London


  • Carlos Martinez Perez - University of Valencia (Annual Meeting 2019 representative)
  • Luke Meade** - University of Birmingham (Progressive Palaeontology 2019 representative);
  • Bethany Allen*** - Universtiy of Leeds (Progressive Palaeontology 2020 representative; email:
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