Women’s final of 80 metres hurdles, Olympics, London, 1948, Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum

Dr Chris Kissane
Research and Communications Officer

Chris was appointed Research and Communications Officer of the RHS in 2016. He is responsible for overall day-to-day management of the website and the Society’s communications and Twitter account. He also supports the Society’s research activities and our two policy committees.

Dr Susan Carr
Executive Secretary

Sue was appointed Executive Secretary of the RHS in 2006. She is responsible for all day-to-day management of the Society including Council meetings, the RHS library and archives, finances and internal systems.  Sue deals with all enquiries concerning the RHS archive and library, membership subscriptions, and manages requests for events for the website and e-bulletins to the membership.

Phone: +44 (0)20 7387 7532

Mrs Melanie Ransom
Administrative Secretary

Melanie joined the RHS as Administrative Secretary in 2005 and is responsible for the administration of membership, research support and prizes. Melanie handles all enquiries to do with joining the RHS, applying for funding and submitting prize entries.

Phone: +44(0)20 7387 7532