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The Council 2020

PresidentDr John Beckford FCybS

Vice PresidentDr David Dewhurst  FCybS

Secretary: Angus Jenkinson FCybS

TreasurerDr William Pratt  FCybS


Dr Martin Smith FCybS

Lakkana Yalagala  MCybS

Sally Ingram  MCybS 

Journal@ & Liaison@ with other Cybernetics/Systems Societies: Dr Ben Sweeting FCybS

Council members

Jamie Acutt  MCybS

Dr Steve Battle  FCybS

Paulo da Costa  MCybS

Dr Tony Glassborow  FCybS more>

Former Officers of the Society:

Dr D.J. Stewart former Secretary and now Vice President more >

Dr D.W. Dewhurst past Secretary more >Nick Green more>
Anthony Booth more>
Dr Allenna Leonard (former North American Liaison Officer)   more >

Consultant to the Council:
email: Dr Brian Warburton

Honorary Fellows

For a list of Honorary Fellows of the Society, go to "About the Society"

Past Chairmen and Presidents
1968 to 1976 Dr Haneef Fatmi      more>
1976 to 1979 Prof. Gordon Pask     more>
1979 to 1984 Prof. Igor Aleksander      more>
1984 to 1995 Dr Haneef Fatmi      more>
1995 to 1999 Dr Brian Warburton
1999 to 2020 Prof. Martin Smith      more>

Fellows on the Board of Directors of WOSC
- The World Organisation of Systems & Cybernetics:

Professor B.H. Rudall (Director of the Norbert Wiener Institute)
Professor Martin Smith (President of the Cybernetics Society)

Fellows on the Editorial Teams of Academic Journals
- The International Journal of Systems & Cybernetics:

Dr B.C.E. Scott (Editorial Advisory Board)
Prof. M.C.B. Smith (Editorial Advisory Board)
Dr D.J. Stewart (Editorial Advisory Board)

International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies
Professor Martin Smith (Associate Editor)

Officers in Memorium

Dr Ranulph Glanvile DSc

Founder Members

Dr Haneef Fatmi
Dr Kevin Clifton
Dr David Hayes
Dr Alan Hill
Dr Christopher Harris