Neil Wholey,

Vice Chair and Acting Secretary

Mike Walker, Lancashire County Council


Andy Davis, University of Warwick

Vice Treasurer



Chair of Events and Member Development Group

Gerallt Evans-Hughes, Global 1 – Digital Insight

Chair of LARIA in Scotland (LiS)

Erin Murray, Chair of LARIA in Scotland (LiS), Scottish Borders Council

Chair of Social Services Research Group (SSRG) in LARIA

Martin Stevens, King’s College London

Co-opted Council member

Andy Baker, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council


Neil Bendel, Manchester City Council


Juliet Whitworth, Local Government Association

Gerallt Evans-Hughes, Digital Insight

Professor Tony Bovaird, University of Birmingham

LARIA Administrator

Sarah Welsh, 0345 676 9598,

If you wish to contact a member of the LARIA Council directly, and do not have their contact details already, please contact the LARIA Administrator