Council members


Mike Walker, Lancashire County Council

Vice Chair 

Kate Waterhouse, Bury Council


Andy Davis, University of Warwick

Vice Treasurer



Mosaic Events

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

Council Member

Duncan Mackenzie, Data Cymru

Professor James Downe, Director of Research at the Wales Centre for Public Policy

Jason Lowther, INLOGOV, University of Birmingham

Juliet Whitworth, Local Government Association

Co-opted Council member

Sylvia Godden, Public Health England


Juliet Whitworth, Local Government Association

Gerallt Evans-Hughes, Digital Insight

Jason Lowther, INLOGOV, University of Birmingham

LARIA Administrator

Sophie Flood, 0345 676 9598,

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