The IST is an independent body governed by an Executive Committee, members of which are elected by the Corporate Membership of the Institute. The Executive Committee elects Officers annually and each member serves for a term of three years and has the right to stand for re-election at the end of their term of office. All Institute Officers are honorary.


The IST Executive
President: Dr Helen Sharman CMG OBE FRSC FIScT
CEO/Chair: Terry Croft MBE CSci FIScT
Secretary: Lucy Hudson FIScT
Finance Officer/Deputy Chair: Joan Ward FIScT
Education Officer (and Chair of the Education Board): Dr Arthur Nicholas FIScT
Diversity & Equality Officer: Dr Marie Oldfield CStat CSci APAI FIScT
Registrar: Dr Michelle Jackson CSci FIScT
Co-opted Executive Member:
Fellowships/Overseas Officer
Derek Sayers FIScT
Co-opted Executive Member: Lee Shunburne CSci FIScT
Co-opted Executive Member:
Scotland Network Co-ordinator
Russell Wilson RSci MIScT
Assistant Registrar
Dr Kranthi Maniam CSci MIScT

The Education Board – Chaired by Arthur Nicholas
Melanie Hannah MIScT
Dr Michelle Jackson CSci FIScT
Ian Gray MIScT
Chris Pambou RSci MIScT
Joan Ward FIScT

The Marketing and Editorial Board – Chair to be confirmed
Alan Gall FIScT
Stephen Gamble MIScT
James Fox MIScT
Ian Moulson FIScT
Joan Ward FIScT
Nigel Cook MIScT

Vice Presidents
Terry Evans MIScT
Simon Fairnie FIScT
Ian Gray MIScT
Robert Hardwick FIScT
Ian Moulson FIScT
Derek Sayers FIScT