Contact the British Academy

The British Academy's address is:

10-11 Carlton House Terrace



Tel: 020 7969 5200

Map of our Carlton House Terrace location

Nearest tube: Charing Cross (Cockspur Street exit), Piccadilly Circus (Lower Regent Street exit).  
Buses: Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Haymarket, Trafalgar Square.  

We are committed to ensuring that the widest number of people can enjoy our building and events. Please read about accessibility at the British Academy to plan your visit.

British Academy Staff

Please send your email to the appropriate department below.

Alternatively, for general enquiries please call +44 (0)20 7969 5200.

Hetan Shah is Chief Executive
He can be contacted via his PA:
Victoria Greenlees
PA to the Chief Executive
[email protected]

Professor Julia Black is President of the British Academy.
She can be contacted via her PA:
Bev Archibald
PA to the President
[email protected]


Please browse our events programme before contacting us. Information about registering for an event can be found on the relevant event listing.

For general event enquiries please call the events team on 020 7969 5210 or email: [email protected]


Information about election to the Fellowship is available online. Please note that all candidates must be proposed by the existing Fellowship. 

Marion Paterson
Fellowship Manager
020 7969 5259
[email protected]


Please contact [email protected]


For more information, including details about the research funding schemes available, please visit the funding opportunities page.

You can also go to the British Academy’s grants management system, Flexi-Grant, at Please email queries to [email protected].

If your question is not answered online, email your query to the relevant address below. Please be aware that the office experiences a high volume of requests, especially at peak times around deadlines. We aim to answer all requests within a reasonable timeframe.

Apex awards: [email protected]

International Partnership and Mobility: [email protected]

Newton International Fellowships: [email protected]

Newton Mobility Grants and Newton Advanced Fellowships: [email protected]

Postdoctoral Fellowships and BARSEA awards: [email protected]

For BA/JISC Digital Humanities, Mid-Career Fellowships, Neil Ker Memorial Fund, Senior Research Fellowships, Small Research Grants, Special Funds, the Stein Arnold Exploration Fund, Wolfson Professorships, and the BA/Wolfson Fellowships: [email protected]


Information about making a donation to the Academy is available online.

To find out more please email [email protected] or contact:

Jo Hopkins
Director of Development
020 7969 5286  
[email protected]

Michelle Waterman
Head of Development
020 7969 5290  
[email protected]

Future of the Corporation

Henry Richards
020 7969 5263
[email protected]

Further information and resources about the Future of the Corporation Programme are available here

Human Resources

[email protected]

Please note that current vacancies are available online.


For more information about the Academy’s international programmes and activities, please visit the international page.

If your question is not answered online, email your query to the relevant address below.

Global Professorships; Visiting Fellowships: [email protected]

Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research Projects; Tackling the UK’s International Challenges Programme: [email protected]

Heritage, Dignity & Violence Programme; Education and Learning in Crises Programme; Youth Futures Programme; Sustainable Development Programme; Cities & Infrastructure Programme; Urban Infrastructures of Well-Being Programme; The Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling Global Challenges Programme: [email protected]

Early Childhood Education; Early Childhood Development Programme: [email protected]

Tackling Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business Programme: [email protected]

Global Talent Visa: [email protected]

For Writing Workshops, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme and all other queries related to the Academy’s international work: [email protected]

Library and Archive

Sharon Messenger
[email protected]


Please note that all our reports are available online. You can find out more about our policy work here.

To find out more about our public policy, email [email protected].

To find out more about our higher education and skills policy, email [email protected].


Please see the Press Office page for recent press releases.

For media enquiries, interviews and images, please email [email protected].

Prizes and medals

Information about our prizes and medals is available online. To find out more, email [email protected].


The British Academy publishes a wide range publications for academic and more general readerships.

To find out more, email [email protected].

Venue hire and room booking

Our stunning building is the ideal location for a wedding reception or conference, conveniently located in the heart of Central London. To contact us about hiring our facilities speak to a team member at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace.

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