Board of Governors

The Paul Mellon Centre operates under the aegis of Yale University. Four members of Yale University's executive management comprise the Trustees of the Centre, and have legal responsibility for its operations. The Director of the Yale Center for British Art is also ex-officio Chief Executive of the Paul Mellon Centre. The Board of Governors currently consists of:

Peter Salovey, President of Yale University

Ben Polak, Provost for Yale University

Amy Meyers, Director of Yale Center for British Art

Stephen Murphy, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Yale University

Advisory Council

A group of distinguished representatives meet twice a year to consider applications for financial support offered by the Paul Mellon Centre’s Fellowships and Grants Programme. The Centre's council currently consists of: 

Iwona Blazwick, Whitechapel Gallery

Alixe Bovey, Courtauld Institute of Art

Christopher Breward, Edinburgh College of Art

Anthony Geraghty, University of York

Richard Marks, University of York

David Mellor, University of Sussex

Martin Myrone, Tate Britain

Lynda Nead, Birkbeck University

Andrew Saint, English Heritage

MaryAnne Stevens, Art Historian and Curator

Simon Wallis, Hepworth Wakefield

Shearer West, University of Sheffield