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The Faculty Board is constituted according to the regulations laid down in the Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge:

Members include the Heads of the Departments, members appointed by the University Council, members elected by the Faculty at its annual meeting, co-opted members and three student members (two undergraduates and one graduate) who are elected, one year at a time, by the student body. The Board meets six times a year.


The unreserved agendas and minutes of the Faculty Board can be inspected from Cambridge ( Systems only. See left hand menu for links.


Members serve until the end of the Calendar Year unless otherwise stated.

Class a(i):  2 Heads of Department
Professor C-c P Caulfield   30/09/2025
Professor I Smith   30/09/2027
Class a(ii): 3 Professors elected by the Faculty for 4 years
Professor R J Samworth   2025
Professor B C Allanach   2025
Professor I Grojnowski   2024
Class b: 2 members appointed by the Council after consultation with the General Board for 2 years
Professor R Shah   2025
Dr A I Pesci   2024
Class c: 8 members elected by the Faculty for 4 years
Dr S Cowley   2027
Professor H Krieger   2026
Professor G Ogilvie   2026
Dr O Rath-Spivack   2024
Dr R Reid-Edwards   2026
Professor E P S Shellard   2025
Professor P Varju   2027
Professor N Wickramasekera Chair 2026
Class d: Up to 5 members co-opted for one calendar year at a time
Dr M Tehranchi Director of Undergraduate Education 2024
Professor H Wilton Chair, Teaching Committee 2024
Dr A Ashton DoS Convenor 2024
Professor J Gog Deputy HoD DAMTP, Subject Convenor 2024
Dr J M Evans Director of Taught Postgraduate Education  
Class e: Representatives of cognate bodies for one year at a time
No members
Class f: 3 student members elected by the students for one year at a time
Shirley Sun (ME) Undergraduate 30/11/2024
Yersin Ordabay (CL) Undergraduate 30/11/2024
Jesse Woods (CC) Graduate 30/11/2024
Professor T Sauerwald Faculty Board of Computer Science & Technology 2024
Dr A Mashayek Faculty Board of Earth Sciences & Geography 2024
vacant Faculty Board of Engineering  
vacant Faculty Board of Physics & Chemistry  
Dr J Bellingham Secretary of the School of Physical Sciences Permanent