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Trustee Board

The RES Trustee Board is legally responsible for the overall governance, management and policies of the Society, ensuring that the charitable objects for which it has been set up are met. The Trustee Board is constituted of four Honorary Officers (the President, President-elect, Honorary Treasurer and the Chair of Trustees); three Council members; up to five co-opted members.

Trustees should be members of the Society and meet other criteria to act as a charity trustee as set out by the Charity Commission.

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Prof Mary S Morgan

President

Mary is the Albert O. Hirschman Professor of History and Philosophy of Economics at the London School of Economics; she is a Fellow of the British Academy (and served as Vice President 2014-8), and an Overseas Fellow of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Prof Sir Christopher Pissarides

President Elect

Sir Christopher Antoniou Pissarides FBA is a Cypriot economist. He is the School Professor of Economics & Political Science and Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, and Professor of European Studies at the University of Cyprus. His research focuses on topics of macroeconomics, notably labour, economic growth, and economic policy. In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics, jointly with Peter A. Diamond and Dale Mortensen, for the analysis of markets with theory of search frictions.

Sue Holloway

Honorary Treasurer

Sue worked in the Government Economic Service for 13 years – at the Office for National Statistics, managing the GES and as Deputy Chief Economist at the Department for International Development. Following that she ran two charities – Pro Bono Economics and latterly Project Oracle.  She was the Honorary Treasurer for the RES between 2016 and 2021 and is a Life Vice President.  Since retiring from paid work in 2018, she has been the Chair of Trustees of a local charity, and is currently Treasurer of her local church, as well as Chair of the Board of a local Community Interest Company installing renewable technologies. 

Prof Sir Anton Muscatelli

Chair of Trustees and Co-opted Trustee

Anton has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Economics at the University of Glasgow since 2009. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and of the Academy of Social Sciences. He was Chair of the Russell Group of Universities in 2017-20. He currently chairs the Economic Commission for the Glasgow Region City Deal. He was awarded the honour of Commendatore of the Republic of Italy in 2008, and a Knighthood in 2017. 

Tera Allas CBE

Council representative (until 2024)

Tera leads economic research at McKinsey & Company and is a Trustee of the Productivity Leadership Group and a Governor of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. Previously, she worked as Deputy Head of the Government Economic Service and as a management consultant at McKinsey. Tera holds a M.Sc. in Technology and Industrial Economics (with distinction) from Aalto University and an M.B.A (with distinction) from INSEAD. In 2018, Tera was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to economic policy.

Prof Miguel Costa-Gomes

Council representative (until 2025) and Elections Officer

Miguel’s main research interests revolve around the observation and modelling of the behaviour of individuals in a variety of economic contexts under controlled conditions in the computer laboratory.

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Prof Swati Dhingra

Council representative (until 2026)

Swati Dhingra is Associate Professor in Economics at LSE, and associate of the Centre for Economic Performance. She is currently a member of the UK’s Trade Modelling Review Expert Panel and LSE’s Economic Diplomacy Commission. She is Research Fellow at CEPR, and on the editorial boards of Journal of International Economics and Review of Economic Studies. Her research is in international economics and industrial policy. She has published in leading academic journals.

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Tom Aldred

Co-opted Trustee

Tom is Deputy Director of the Government Economic and Social Research team at HM Treasury. Tom joined the Government Economic Service in 2003 and previous roles include leading the Treasury’s review of the Green Book and a spell at UKGI, the UK Government’s centre of excellence on corporate governance. Tom is also a School Governor.

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Conrad Copeland

Co-opted Trustee

Conrad currently works at the Office for Budget Responsibility, leading on economic forecasts for the devolved nations of the UK. Previously he has worked as a researcher and instructor at the University of Toronto, University of Oxford, University of Bristol, and UCL. Conrad received his Economics PhD in 2021 from the University of Bristol and his research interests include international economics, trade, and economic history.

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Assoc Prof Stefania Paredes Fuentes

Co-opted Trustee and Diversity Champion

Stefania (she/her) is Principal Teaching Fellow in Economics and EDI Co-Lead for the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Southampton. Stefania is interested in Economics Education and works on increasing diversity in the discipline. She has been involved in various outreach and widening participation initiatives. Stefania is also Senior Associate and member of the Executive Board of the Economics Network and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.r Associate and member of the Executive Board of the Economics Network and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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Dr Steven Proud

Co-opted Trustee | Deputy Chair University of Bristol

Steven Proud is a Reader of Economics Education at the University of Bristol, and deputy chair of the Education and Training Committee. He is an editor of the International Review of Economics Education, and is an executive board member of the Economics Network, which works to enhance the quality of economics teaching and learning. Steven’s research focusses on using empirical methods to evaluate the impact of pedagogical innovations.

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Kofi Adjepong-Boateng

Co-opted Trustee

Kofi is a Research Associate at the Centre for Financial History, University of Cambridge and a Distinguished Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto. He sits on the boards of Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Managers, Sanlam Africa Real Estate Advisor, and Helios Fairfax Partners and is a former Vice Chairman at Standard Chartered. In the past, Kofi chaired the Policy Committee of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.