The Board’s role is to set the Charity’s strategic direction. The Board monitors the delivery of the Charity’s objectives, upholds its values and governance, and advises and supports the Chief Executive, who leads the Executive Management Team towards achieving the Charity’s vision and purpose.

The Board of Trustees meets five times a year. Sub-committees of Trustees and staff report on Audit and Risk, Nominations and Governance, Investment and Legacy.

Alzheimer’s Research UK undertakes all of its charitable and fundraising activities with no bias in regard to political affiliation or religion.

Read more about our wider commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.



Our voluntary Board of Trustees meets five times per year, with executive staff present.


Senior team

With expertise in research, fundraising, policy and more, our staff and key spokespeople are dedicated to making breakthroughs possible.

prof James Rowe

Scientific advisors

Our Scientific Advisors provide Alzheimer’s Research UK with research and clinical expertise, helping to drive forward our efforts towards a cure.

David Mayhew and John Hardy

Vice Presidents

Vice Presidents are Alzheimer’s Research UK’s highest-level Ambassadors, having shown long-standing commitment to the charity and dementia research more broadly.

Downing Street hosts the Dame Barbara Windsor Dementia Mission


Ambassadors are some of Alzheimer’s Research UK’s highest-level supporters, helping the charity to raise awareness of dementia and advocate for research into the condition.

Our 10-year strategy

Alzheimer's Research UK: Towards a Cure defines the change we want to see for people affected by dementia. And identifies the unique role that we play.

MicrosoftTeams-image (3) (1)