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The Council

Council currently comprises fourteen trustees, four of whom are Honorary Officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer), who manage and implement the Society’s objectives, make strategic decisions and conduct business on behalf of the Society’s membership.

Members of Council, including Honorary Officers, may be nominated by any active member of the Society. They are elected for a four-year term at the Society's Annual General Meeting, which is held during the FSBI annual symposium. Officers may be elected for a second term of four years. No term of office may exceed eight years, and a one-year period must elapse before a member of the Society may be re-elected to Council. At least one member of Council is from a European country outside the British Isles.

Council meets in March/April and December each year, normally in London. The Society's finances are managed by the Finance committee, which is chaired by the Honorary Treasurer and includes the President and Secretary.

Council currently has four other committees, with each taking responsibility for an area of Society activity. These committees administer studentships and internships, research grants, travel grants, and publications matters, with each comprising a Chair supported by 2-3 other Council members.

Honorary Officers

President 2015-2019

School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences
Brackenhurst Campus
Nottingham Trent University
Brackenhurst Lane
Southwell
Nottinghamshire, NG25 0QF, UK

Email: FSBI President

Vice-President 2015-2019

School of Biological Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, LL57 2UW, UK

Email: FSBI Vice President

Secretary 2017-2021

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster, LA1 4AP, UK

Email: FSBI Secretary

Honorary Treasurer 2013-2021

Bournemouth University, Poole, BH12 5BB, UK

Email: FSBI Treasurer

Council Members

Research Grants (2016-2020)

University of Exeter, UK

Studentships (2017-2021)

University of Glasgow, UK

Email: Studentships Chair

Research Grants (2017-2021)

Marine Stewardship Council, UK and Bangor University, UK

Sarah J. Helyar

Publications Committee (2017-2021)

Queen’s University, Belfast, UK

Council Member (2018-2022)

University of Salford, UK

Council Member (2018-2022)

Institute of Marine Research, Tromsø, Norway

Council Member (2018-2022)

Clyde River Foundation, UK

Council Member (2018-2022)

University of St. Andrews, UK

Research Grants (2016-2020)

Cefas Weymouth Laboratory, UK

Email: Research Grants Chair

Travel (2015-2019)

University College Cork, Ireland

Email: Travel Grants Chair

Travel (2017-2021)

Institute for Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

Travel (2016-2020)

University of Exeter, UK

Research Grants (2017-2021)

Marine Biological Association, UK and University of Southampton, UK

Studentships (2016-2020)

University of East Anglia, UK

Guests of Council

Editor-in-chief, The Journal of Fish Biology

University of British Columbia, Canada

Email: Journal of Fish Biology

Newsletter Editor

Email: FSBI Newsletter

Social Media Coordinator

Symposium Convenor

University of New Brunswick