Tom Holland is a historian and broadcaster. He specialises in ancient and early medieval history. His most recent book, Dominion, traced the evolution of Christianity’s influence on the world from antiquity to the present day. He has made documentaries for both the BBC and Channel 4, and is the presenter of the podcast, The Rest Is History. He has served as chair of both the Society of Authors and the PLR Advisory Committee. He has been described by The Times as “a leading English cricketer”.
Appointed on 1 November 2022. First 4-year term expires on 31 October 2026.