NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research has appointed the following governors:
Charles Bean, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE; Richard Blundell, University College, London; Gordon Borrie, former director general of fair trading; Francois Bourguinon, DELTA, Paris; Andrew Britton, executive secretary for the Churches Enquiry into Unemployment and the Future of Work and former director of NIESR; Frances Cairncross, environment editor, The Economist; William Callaghan, head of economic and social affairs, TUC;
Christopher Chettham, director, Investment Strategy and Research, Prudential Portfolio Managers Ltd; Colin Corness, chairman, Glaxo Wellcome plc; John Eccles, chairman, Courtaulds Textiles plc; David Greenaway, pro-vice chancellor, University of Nottingham; Brian Griffiths, international adviser, Goldman Sachs; Christopher Haskins, chairman, Northern Foods plc; Michael Heron, chairman, The Post Office; Geoffrey Holland, vice-chancellor, University of Exeter; Roger Hurn, chairman and chief executive, Smiths Industries plc; Will Hutton, assistant editor, The Guardian; John Jennings, chairman, Shell Transport and Trading plc; Heather Joshi, deputy director, Social Statistics Research Unit, City University;
Stanley Kalms, chairman, Dixons Group plc; Prue Leith, managing director, Prudence Leith Ltd and president, RSA; Stephen Littlechild, director general of Electricity Supply; Nigel Mobbs, chairman, Slough Estates plc; Nicholas Monck, former permanent secretary, Employment Department Group; John Monks, general secretary, TUC; John Reeve, executive chairman, Willis Corroon Group plc; Emma Rothschild, fellow, Kings College, Cambridge; Nigel Rudd, chairman, Williams Holdings plc; Clare Spottiswoode, director general, Office of Gas Supply; Peter Sutherland, deputy chairman BP, former director general, GATT; Simon Wren-Lewis, professor of business economics, University of Exeter.