Governance

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. Susan Gibbons, Vice Provost for Collections and Scholarly Communication, is ex-officio Chief Executive of the Paul Mellon Centre.

The Board of Governors currently consists of:

Peter Salovey, President, Yale University

Ben Polak, Provost, Yale University

Susan Gibbons, Vice Provost for Collections and Scholarly Communication, Yale University

Stephen Murphy, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, 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:  

Jo Applin, Courtauld Institute of Art

Christopher Breward, National Galleries Scotland

Tanya Cooper, The National Trust

David Dibosa, University of the Arts London

John Goodall, Country Life

Julian Luxford, University of St Andrews

David Mellor, University of Sussex

Martin Myrone, Tate Britain

Lynda Nead, Birkbeck University

Christine Riding, The National Gallery

MaryAnne Stevens, Art Historian and Curator

Nicholas Tromans, Christie's Education