Professor Alan B LloydProfessor Alan B Lloyd was Chairman of the Egypt Exploration Society from 1994 until 2007 and a Vice-President until his election as President at the AGM on 10 December 2011. He retired in 2006 from his post as Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Swansea. He participated in EES excavations at North Saqqara in 1972–3 and with the Society’s Saqqara Epigraphic Survey which began work in 1976 on a series of Old Kingdom tombs in the Teti Pyramid Cemetery. Professor Lloyd is an authority on the writings of the historian Herodotus and has an extensive publication record. He has served as Editor of the EES Excavation Memoirs and edited the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology from 1979 to 1985.