Council

The BESS Council is made up of BESS members who are elected by the BESS membership at the annual general meeting. The current Council includes:

Jonathan Rees

President

2019-2021

Steve Drew

Vice President (2021-2023)

Honorary Secretary (2020-2022)

Amar Rangan

Immediate Past President

2021-2023

Peter Brownson

Past President

2021-2023

Jaime Candal-Couto

Secretary Elect

2021-2022

David Clark

Honorary Treasurer

2020-2022

Paul Jenkins

Treasurer Elect

2021-2022

Vijay Bhalaik

Membership Secretary And Data Controller

2021-2023

Ananth Ebinesan

Webmaster

2021-2023

Steve Gwilym

Research Committee Chairman

2021-2024

Adam Watts

Education Committee Chairman

2021-2024

Ian Horsley

AHP Representative

2021-2024

Past Presidents:

Willie Souter 1988-1991

Ian Bayley 1991-1993

Michael Watson 1993-1995

Steve Copeland 1995-1997

Ian Kelly 1997-1999

Jimmy Colville 1999-2001

Angus Wallace 2001-2003

Roger Emery 2003-2005

Tim Bunker 2005-2007

David Stanley 2007-2009

Lars Neumann 2009-2011

Andy Carr 2011-2013

Ro Kulkarni 2013-2015

Michael Thomas 2015-2017

Peter Brownson 2017-2019

Amar Rangan 2019-2021