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The Historic England Commission

As the governing board of the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England, the Commission has direct responsibility for the work of Historic England.

The Commission also has overall responsibility for the National Heritage Collection, which is managed by the English Heritage Trust on its behalf.

It comprises a maximum of 17 individuals, appointed by the Secretary of State for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, for their skill or professional standing in one or more area of expertise.



Sir Laurie Magnus


Ms Sally Balcombe
Mr Paul Baker
Mr Alex Balfour
Mr Nicholas Boys Smith
Professor Martin Daunton 
Professor Michael Fulford CBE
Mrs Victoria Harley
Ms Rosemarie MacQueen MBE
Mr Neil Mendoza
Mr Martin Moore
Mr Michael Morrison
Mr Charles O'Brien
Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE

Meeting dates

2016: 28 January; 23 and 24 February; 19 and 20 April; 22 June; 19 and 20 July; 4 and 5 October; 7 December.

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