President Ruth King
Incoming Vice-President Martin Ridout
Secretary Dr. Rachel McCrea
Treasurer Lisa McFetridge
Membership Secretary Rhian Daniel
Committee Members Tom Nye
Hannah Worthington
Elizabeth Williamson
Kirsty Hassall
Ruth Keogh
IBS Representative Council  Members (2017-2019) Daniel Farewell
Nicole Augustin
Michael Sweeting
Web Consultant Peter J. Colman



The region holds four or five scientific meetings a year. Details of meeting can be found at

History of region’s development:

The British Region of the International Biometric Society was founded in 1948 by eminent statisticians and biologists of the time, including R. A. Fisher and J. B. S. Haldane. The British and Irish region (formed in 2006) covers the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and also The Republic of Ireland. The general objective of the society is to promote and extend the use of mathematical and statistical methods in pure and applied biological sciences.