Council Members

The Institute's affairs are overseen by an elected President, Officers and Council. Council is made up of Trustees and ex officio representatives from the services, Academia and industry. The Council typically meets RIN headquarters, in London. The Council has three main Committees - Technical, Membership & Fellowship, and Audit & Risk. The Technical Committee includes members from most or all of the Institute's Special Interest Groups.

The RIN Council refers to best practice for Trustees based on advice from the Charity Commission as summarised at  

Members of Council 2016-17


Capt J B Taylor OBE RN

Vice Presidents

R Angel & Wg Cdr J W Lindsay RAF


Dr M A Hadley

Chairman of the Technical Committee

Dr S Basker

Chairman of the Membership & Fellowship Committee

Lt Cdr A Egeland-Jensen RN

Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee

D J S Goddard MBE

Other members of the Council

Sqn Ldr J Cairns RAF (Rtd)
S Cockburn
R J Crabbe
D Barrie CBE
K P Fisher
Lt Cdr S E Gaskin RN
P K Hope-Lang
Prof S Kos

Ex Officio Members

Lt Cdr T Howe RN - RN
Wg Cdr R Mannering RAF - RAF
Prof T Moore (Academic) - University of Nottingham
M Foulger - Industry


J R Pottle

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