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Most of the Royal Society's staff are based at the offices on Carlton House Terrace in central London.
The Royal Society employs about 140 permanent staff, most of whom work in the Carlton House Terrace offices. The organisation is as follows:
Executive Director: Dr Julie Maxton
The governance of the Royal Society rests with a Council of 21 Fellows.
These regulate the Society's affairs (PDF).
PresidentSir Paul Nurse FRS
TreasurerProfessor Anthony Cheetham FRS
Physical SecretaryProfessor John Pethica FRS
Biological SecretaryDame Jean Thomas DBE FRS
Foreign SecretaryProfessor Martyn Poliakoff CBE FRS
Executive DirectorDr Julie Maxton
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Learn about our mission to expand the frontiers of knowledge.
There are about 1,450 Fellows and Foreign Members.
The Council and Board manage the Society's activities.
We have had 350 years at the heart of scientific progress.
Annual publications about our finances and activities.
Information about jobs and internships at the Royal Society.