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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   2023
Dr A I Pesci   2024
Class c: 8 members elected by the Faculty for 4 years
Professor H Krieger   2026
Professor E P S Shellard   2025
Professor A Kent   2023
Professor G I Ogilvie   2026
Professor S Martin   2023
Professor N Wickramasekera Chair 2026
Dr O Rath-Spivack   2024
Dr R Reid-Edwards   2026
Class d: Up to 5 members co-opted for one calendar year at a time
Dr M Tehranchi Director of Undergraduate Education 2023
Professor H Wilton Chair, Teaching Committee 2023
Dr A Ashton DoS Convenor 2023
Professor J Wolf Chair of Part III Committee 2023
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
Mr S Chandarana (F) Undergraduate 30/11/2023
Mr W Steinberg (T) Undergraduate 30/11/2023
Mr L Mayther (JN) Graduate 30/11/2023
Professor T Sauerwald Faculty Board of Computer Science & Technology 2023
Dr J A Neufeld Faculty Board of Earth Sciences & Geography 2022
Professor N Swaminathan Faculty Board of Engineering 2022
vacant Faculty Board of Physics & Chemistry  
Dr J Bellingham Secretary of the School of Physical Sciences Permanent