Governance of the SRA
The SRA was founded in 1978 and has been registered as a charity since 1 May 2008.
Patten Smith (Ipsos MORI) - SRA Chair
Graham Hughes (Independent researcher) - Hon. Treasurer
Susannah Browne (Home Office)
Noelle Cotter (Institute of Public Health in Ireland) - Chair, Ireland branch
Kieran O'Leary (Ipsos MRBI)
Sophie Ellison (Scottish Government) - Chair, Scotland branch
Faye Gracey (Welsh Government) - Chair, Wales branch
Simon Haslam (FMR Research) - Training
David Johnson (Department for Work and Pensions) - Membership
Helen Kara (We Research It Ltd) - Research ethics
Ivana La Valle (Independent researcher)
Nick Ockenden (NCVO) - Communications
Bob Erens (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Isabella Pereira (Ipsos MORI) - Advocacy
Nigel Meager (Institute of Employment Studies)
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The SRA has two patrons, recognised for their longstanding and significant contribution to the association:
Ceridwen Roberts, OBE
Janet Lewis, FAcSS
The Social Research Association is a registered charity in England and Wales, number 1123940, and a limited liability company in England and Wales, number 06407985. Registered address: Neptune House, 70 Royal Hill, Greenwich, London SE10 8RF.
Sir Roger Jowell, one of the SRA's founders, had a profoundly influential career in social research. Read about him here.