Find out more about the people behind our work.
Fellowship Councillors are at the heart of the RSA and play a key role in ensuring that the Fellowship’s voice is heard. They provide a vital link between and support to staff and our community of Fellows across the globe.
The purpose of the Fellowship Council is three-fold, to:
- Lead activity for Fellows, making connections between them, forming networks and being a key conduit to the work that the RSA is undertaking,
- Consult on and support on our programmes,
- Represent Fellows acting as the key consultation forum for the strategy and ideas developed by Trustees and staff.
There are two types of Fellowship Councillors: Area or Pathway Councillors (formerly Programme Councillors).
Area Councillors will work closely with Area Managers to collaboratively build local activity, support the activities and understand the views of Fellows in their local area, and feed this knowledge back to the organisation through the Chair of the Fellowship Council.
Pathway Councillors work closely with programme teams and RSA staff to develop Fellowship engagement opportunities in RSA programmes of work, support the activities of Fellows in their specialist area, understand Fellows’ views in their programme area and feed this knowledge back to the organisation as appropriate.
To find out more, read the Fellowship Council Terms of Reference.
Being part of the Fellowship Council gives you a sense of working together for a better tomorrow. That is invaluable to find & will be something to cherish for years to come.
Fellowship Council Representatives
Chair: Tony Sheehan (Also joins Trustee Board and N&GP)
Deputy chair: Neil Beagrie
Trustee representative: Claire Doran
Current Pathway Councillors
Companies for Change: Nicola Millson
Early Years for Change: Shelagh Lee
Entrepreneurs for Change: Gill Wildman
Places for Change: Jay Amin
Pupils for Change: Seth Bolderow
Students for Change: Elena Papadaki
Systems for Change: Benedikt Signer
Current Area Councillors
Central: Jacqueline Norton and Matthias Hillner
World: Vanessa Baros and Francesca Bernardi
South East: Claire Doran and Patrick Macintosh
Wales: Michelle Preston