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Statute VII of the College provides that the Fellows shall be as follows:

  • The Provost of King’s College Cambridge [Senior Fellow] (a)
  • One Fellow to be elected by the Provost & Fellows, who is or has been a member of a faculty of, or a fellow of a college at, Oxford University (b)
  • One Fellow to be elected by the Provost & Fellows, who is or has been a member of a faculty of, or a fellow of a college at, Cambridge University (c)
  • One Fellow to be nominated by the Council of the Royal Society following identification by the Provost & Fellows or a suitable candidate from amongst the Fellowship of the Royal Society (d)
  • One Fellow to be nominated by the Lord Chief Justice of England for the time being (e)
  • One Fellow to be elected by the Head Master, Lower Master, and Assistant Masters (f)
  • Four members to be elected by the Provost and Fellows themselves (g)

The Present Governing Body

Governing Body
ProvostThe Rt Hon Lord WALDEGRAVE of North Hill, PC, MA (2009)
Vice-ProvostDr Andrew GAILEY, CVO, MA, PhD (2006)
FellowsProfessor Michael PROCTOR, PhD, SCD, FRS, FRAS, FIMA (2013) (a)
 The Duchess of WELLINGTON, BA (2008) (g)
 Professor Kim NASMYTH, PhD, FRS (2009) (d)
 Lady Moore of Etchingham, MA, PhD (2010) (c)
 Hamish FORSYTH, MA (2011) (f)
 Mark ESIRI, LLB, MBA (2016) (g)
 The Rt Hon Lord Leggatt, MA (2016) (e)
 Thomas SEAMAN, MA, MBA (2016) (b) 
 Sir Mark LYALL GRANT, MA (2017) (g)
 Baroness MORRISSEY, BA (2018) (g)


The Statutes provide that the Lord Bishop of Lincoln for the time being shall be the Visitor of Eton College:

The Visitor
 The Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Lincoln


Honorary Fellows may be elected. There are currently two:

Honorary Fellows
 Sir Simon ROBERTSON (2008)
 Michael PRIDEAUX, MA (2020)


The day-to-day management of the College is delegated by the Provost and Fellows to:

PositionMember of Staff
Head MasterSimon HENDERSON, MA (2015)
Lower MasterSusan WIJERATNA, BA (2017)
BursarJanet WALKER, MA, FCA (2011)


The Statutes of the College can be downloaded  here.

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