Thousands of policy makers, academics, researchers, artists, sportspeople, scientists, curators, creative entrepreneurs, heads and classroom teachers work directly with us and with their counterparts in the UK. Over the last 30 years, we have expanded our global network from 79 to over 100 countries.
The Executive Board is responsible for the overall strategy, direction and management of the organisation.
The Board of Trustees acts as the guardian of the British Council’s purpose and is ultimately accountable for the organisation. We publish the Board’s register of interests and the terms of reference of its committees. Chaired by Christopher Rodrigues CBE, the Board of Trustees holds the Executive Board accountable for the organisation’s performance, strategy and policy.