The IHR Trust

The IHR Trust is an independent charity (1077592) established in 1999. It exists to support and promote the mission and strategic objectives of the IHR. 

About the Trust

The IHR Trust is an independent charity (Number 1077592) established in 1999 to undertake, promote, and support historical resarch. To date, it has raised over £15 million which has funded activities across the whole of the IHR. Numerous research initiatives, hundreds of talented scholars, and countless events have benefited tremendously from the generosity of donors. 

The charity is governed by a Board of Trustees, representing a variety of academic and professional backgrounds and skills. 

You can learn more about the IHR Trust by visiting its page on the Charity Commission website.

Meet the Trustees

Appointed Trustees

  • Professor Matthew Hilton (Chair)
  • Mr Michael Griffiths
  • Miss Frances Illingworth
  • Dr John Mc Loughlin
  • Ms Nicola Ralston

Ex-Officio Trustees

  • Professor Claire Langhamer - Director of the IHR
  • Professor Jo Fox - Dean of the School of Advanced Study
  • Professor Margot Finn - Chair of the IHR Advisory Council

Investment Committee

  • Ms Nicola Ralston (Chair)
  • Mr Michael Griffiths
  • Mr John Shakeshaft