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Governance of the York ESRC IAA

The ESRC IAA is governed and managed by two groups, a Steering Group and an Advisory Group. The latter consists of Steering Group members alongside external stakeholders.

The York IAA Steering Group

The Steering group meets several times a year, and is responsible for strategic planning and reviewing progress. The group will also assess all applications to the IAA.

The group currently consists of:

  • Matthew Festenstein - Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Social Sciences (Chair, PI)
  • Claudine Bowyer-Crane - Department of Education
  • Nik Brown - Department of Sociology
  • Karl Claxton - Centre for Health Economics
  • Nick Ellison - Department of Social Policy & Social Work
  • Emma Brown - Business Development Manager, Research and Enterprise
  • Chris Hewson - Social Sciences Research Impact Manager
  • Helen Wells - Research Development Manager, Social Sciences


The York IAA Advisory Group

The Advisory Group offers guidance, oversight and strategic intelligence to the Steering Group. The Advisory Group meets once or twice a year, and is updated and consulted electronically.

The group currently consists of: