The serving Trustees of the Trust at 3rd April 2023 are as follows:

The following former Trustees have retired

Serving Trustees

Sir Roger PENROSE F.R.S. O.M Professor Emeritus University of Oxford

Sir Roger Penrose is Chair of The Archive Trust

Lord REES of Ludlow F.R.S.

Lord Rees of Ludlow became a Trustee of the Trust in 2013. He served as President of the Royal Society from 2005 to 2010

He was the Master of Trinity College Cambridge from 2004 to 2012.

He is the serving Astronomer Royal, a position he has held since 1995.,_Baron_Rees_of_Ludlow

Professor Dennis Lehmkuhl

Professor Dennis Lehmkuhl is Lichtenberg Professor of History and Philosophy of Physics at the University of Bonn. His work focuses on theories of gravity, spacetime structure, and how they interact with matter. 

He has been an Editor of Albert Einstein’s Collected Papers since 2010, and from 2015 to 2018 was the only full time Scientific Editor at the Einstein Papers Project. Before that, he was a Departmental Lecturer at the University of Oxford, a Junior Professor at the University of Wuppertal, and a visiting fellow at the Center of Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh.  Here is his complete CV.

He has recently completed a major study of Einstein

  • ‘Einstein’s Principles. On the Interpretation of Gravity’.  due shortly to appear under the imprint of Oxford University Press.

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Professor Basil HILEY

Emeritus Professor of Physics Birkbeck College University of London


Department of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen .

Dr Bacciagaluppi is the Secretary of The Archive Trust

Professor Simon SAUNDERS

Professor of Philosophy of Physics and University Lecturer in Philosophy of Science at the University of Oxford. Fellow of Linacre College.

Professor Saunders is the Treasurer of the Trust.

Former Trustees

The following founding Trustees of the Trust retired in 2013.

The Trust places on record its thanks for their services and the time, encouragement and support

they have given so unstintingly to the Trust and to its aims.

Professor Christopher ISHAM

F.R.S. Formerly Professor of Theoretical Physics Imperial College London

Prof Michael REDHEAD  (30 December 1929 – 31 August 2020) 

F.B.A., Formerly Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge, Centennial Professor LSE, co-director of the Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science.

Michael Redhead – Wikipedia

Professor Marc LACHIEZE-REY

Director of Research at CNRS Service d’Astrophysique, DAPNIA, C.E. Saclay Paris France