Dr Robin Aizlewood
Director of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL, and Director of the Centre for East European Language-Based Area Studies (CEELBAS)

Dr Lisa Bernasek
Academic Coordinator for the Higher Education Academy’s Islamic Studies Network
Professor Stephen Burman – Foreign and Commonwealth Office Senior Analyst (US Region) and former Dean of Humanities, University of Sussex

Professor Catherine Davies
Professor of Hispanic and Latin American Studies, University of Nottingham

Professor Hilary Footitt
Senior Research Fellow, University of Reading

Professor Simon Franklin
Professor of Slavonic Studies and Head of School of Arts and Humanities, University of Cambridge

Mr Dominic Gray
Projects Director, Opera North, AHRC Advisory Board member

Professor Michael Kelly
Professor of French, University of Southampton, and chair of the UK Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies

Professor Caroline Rooney
Director of the Centre for Colonial and Post-Colonial Research, University of Kent