The National Archives’ Board

The National Archives’ Board is the key strategic advisory body of The National Archives. It is made up of the Chief Executive and Keeper (who chairs), the five executive directors, the lead Non-executive Board member and three further Non-executive Board members.

The board meets monthly and meeting summaries are available online. All Non-executive board members also sit on The National Archives’ Audit and Risk Committee, where they are joined by an independent external member of the Committee.

Find details on the Non-executive board members below. See the Executive team for information on The National Archives’ chief executive and directors.

The National Archives' Board meetings

Meeting summaries

Lesley Cowley OBE

Lesley Cowley OBE

Lead Non-executive Board Member

Brian Gambles MBE

Brian Gambles MBE

Non-executive Board Member

Dr Claire Feehily

Dr Claire Feehily

Non-executive Board Member and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

Peter Phippen

Peter Phippen

Non-executive Board Member