Dr Margaret MountfordDr Margaret Mountford was elected to the Board in December 2010 and has served as Chair since October 2016. She practised as a solicitor in the City of London for 25 years, specialising in corporate finance and company law, then went back to university to complete a PhD in papyrology at UCL in 2012, working on papyri from Oxyrhynchus, which form part of the Society’s collections. Her roles in the education and charity sectors include being an honorary research fellow at UCL, Honorary Secretary of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies and a governor of two Inner London schools. She has appeared in a number of television programmes including five series of The Apprentice and, more recently, presenting documentaries on Pompeii, Sappho, and the photography of Harry Burton during Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun.