The Primate Society was founded on May 22 1967 by the Primate Group of the Zoological Society of London. In November 1970, the Society affiliated to the International Primatological Society and adopted the title ‘Primate Society of Great Britain’ (PSGB).

Founding Council

J.R. Napier (President), R.P. Michael (Hon.Sec.), R.J. Andrew (Hon.Treasurer)
E.H. Ashton, L.D. Brookes, C.R. Cold, P. Cotes, J.H. Crook, J. Davies
R.N. T-W-Fiennes, R.A. Hinde, G.H. Manley, I. Rowlands, A.C. Warren, L. Weiskrantz

Past Presidents

1967 - 1970 J.R. Napier
1970 - 1973 R.P. Michael
1973 - 1976 R.N. T-W-Fiennes
1976 - 1979 M.H. Day
1979 - 1982 R.D. Martin
1982 - 1986 D.J. Chivers
1986 - 1989 B. Wood
1989 - 1993 R.I.M. Dunbar
1993 - 1996 H.O. Box
1998 - 2001 P.C. Lee
2001 - 2005 R. Barton
2005 - 2010 A. Maclarnon
2010 - 2013 K. Bard
2014 - 2017 S. Bearder

Past Secretaries

1967 - 1970 R.P. Michael
1970 - 1974 K.R. Hobbs
1974 - 1975 V. Reynolds
1975 - 1978 R.D. Martin
1978 - 1981 A.F. Dixson
1981 - 1985 S.K. Bearder
1985 - 1987 H.O. Box
1987 - 1990 R.C. Hubrecht
1990 - 1993 P.C. Lee
1993 - 1996 C. Ross
1996 - 1999 H. Buchanan-Smith
1999 - 2005 J. Lycett
2005 - 2010 C. Schaffner
2010 - 2012 S Elton
2012 - 2017 A. Smith

Past Treasurers

1967 - 1970 R.J. Andrew
1970 - 1974 A. Jolly
1974 - 1977 D.J. Chivers
1977 - 1980 E.B. Keveme
1980 - 1984 L. Aiello
1984 - 1987 A. MacLarnon
1987 - 1990 S. Kingsley
1990 - 1994 R. Crompton
1994 - 1998 G.R. Hosey
1998 - 2002 C. Evans
2002 - 2008 R. Hill
2008 - 2011 G. Brown
2012 - 2014 C. Cunningham

Past Editors of Primate Eye

1974 - 1977 N.R. Chalmers
1977 - 1993 J.C. Ingram
1993 -1996 D. Brandon-Jones
1996 - 2006 W. Sellers
2006 - 2015 T. Rae

The Primate Society of Great Britain is a registered Charity number 290185 Website Photos: Annette Gunn.
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