Chris Packham
Chris Packham
Dr Jane Goodall
Dr Jane Goodall


Bryan Popple


Malcolm Hadley, Chair of Trustees

Ray Chapman, Secretary

Gerry Duggan, Treasurer

Pam Field

Grenham Ireland

Anne Jolliffe

Steve Limburn

Dr Mary Thornton


Jill Abbot, Chair of Assembly

Mark Davies, Minutes Secretary

Dr Mary Thornton, Programme Chair

James Fradgley, Membership Secretary

Brian Tiller, Librarian

Mary Tiller, Assistant Treasurer

Steven Moult, Resident Caretaker

Vacant Positions: Communications & Fundraising Officer, Volunteer Co-ordinator, Proceedings Editor.

If you are interested in filling vacant officer positions, please contact us at

Section Chairs

The activities of the Society are managed by an elected Council and run by a number of Sections. Chairpersons of the Sections currently in office are:

Bryan Popple, Archaeology and History

James Fradgley, Astronomy

Mike Downing, Botany

Mark Spencer, Entomology

Martin Western, Geography

Ray Chapman, Geology

Steve Limburn, Microscopy

Keith Clements, Oology

Grenham Ireland, Science

Jonathan McGowan, Zoology

Vacant Chairs: General, Ornithology, Marine Biology