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Chairman and members of the Board

These are the current members of the British Library Board. To find out more about any member please select a link in the right-hand column.


Baroness Blackstone


David Barclay (Non-executive Deputy Chairman of John Lewis Partnership plc, Non-executive Director of Wessex Water Services Ltd, and Senior Independent Director of Gartmore Group Ltd)

Dr Robert Black CBE FRSE FRSS FRSA (formerly Auditor General for Scotland)

Professor Sir Kenneth Calman (Chancellor, University of Glasgow)

Lord Fellowes (formerly Chairman, Barclays Private Bank) Appointed by HM The Queen

Professor Dame Wendy Hall DBE, FRS, FREng (Professor of Computer Science, University of Southampton)

Roly Keating (Chief Executive)

Professor Kate McLuskie (formerly Director, the Shakespeare Institute)

Dr Stephen Page (formerly Global Managing Director for Strategic IT Effectiveness at Accenture)

Patrick Plant (formerly Global Head of Real Estate, Linklaters)

Maggie Semple OBE (Chief Executive Officer and Director, The Experience Corps Ltd (TEC) and Director, Blue Ocean Solutions Ltd)

Secretary to the Board

Andy Stephens OBE, BSc, MCILIP (Board Secretary and Head of International Engagement)

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