POST Board

The POST Board oversees POST's objectives, outputs and future work programme. It meets quarterly

The Board comprises:

  • 14 parliamentarians drawn from the House of Commons (10) and the House of Lords (4), roughly reflecting the balance of parties in Parliament.
  • Leading non-parliamentarians from the science and technology community.
  • Representatives of the House of Lords and the Department of Information Services of the House of Commons.

Officers

House of Lords

House of Commons 

Non-parliamentary

Ex-officio

  • Dr Chris Tyler, Director, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
  • John Benger, (Acting) Head of Department of Information Services, House of Commons
  • Duncan Sagar, Clerk of Select Committees, House of Lords
  • Sarah Hartwell-Naguib, Head of Science and Environment Section, House of Commons Library

Meet the Chair

  • Adam Afriyie MP

    Adam Afriyie has been the MP for Windsor since 2005. He was Shadow Minister for Innovation and Science prior to the 2010 General Election, and has been Chair of POST's Board since 2010.

Meet the Vice-chair

  • Lord Winston Professor the Lord Winston

    Lord Winston has been a member of the House of Lords since 1995. He joined the POST Board in 1998 and has been Vice-chair since 2006.