Katherine Carpenter has been elected as President, and takes up her position immediately.
“I’d like to thank everyone who voted for me. I’d also like to thank my fellow candidates Carl Harris and Peter Branney, because I know they care as passionately as I do about the psychology professions and getting things right.
“I want the BPS to be responsive, impactful and relevant, so that the more newly qualified, undergraduates, the under-represented all feel that it can be their home for the rest of their professional lives.”
Nicky Hayes has been elected as President-Elect for 2021/22, and will become President at the society’s next AGM in 2022.
An election also took place for an ordinary member of the Research Board to serve a two-year term until 2023 – Jackie Greatorex has been elected to this role.