About Us

The Greek Archaeological Committee (UK), thereafter referred to as GACUK, was founded in London in the autumn of 1986 on the 150th anniversary of the Greek Archaeological Society at Athens, with which it is associated. GACUK was founded by Mrs Matti Egon-Xylas who served as Chairman from 1986 until 1993 and from 2003 until 2013. In addition to its Founding, Ordinary (including Corporate) and Corresponding members, GACUK benefits from the support of some seventeen Patrons, most of whom are distinguished British Academics.

The Patrons are:

  • Prof Sir John Boardman, FBA
  • Prof Cyprian Broodbank, FBA
  • Mr Gerald Cadogan
  • Prof Dame Averil Cameron, FBA
  • Dr Lesley Fitton
  • Prof Judith Herrin, FSA
  • Lady Hunt
  • Prof Maria Iacovou
  • Mr Robin Lane-Fox
  • Mr Anastasios P. Leventis, CBE
  • Prof Catherine Morgan, OBE, FBA
  • Prof Lord Renfrew
  • Prof R.R.R. Smith
  • Prof Anthony Snodgrass
  • Lord Sutherland
  • Sir Roger Tomkys
  • Prof Peter Warren, FSA, FBA

Press Office of the Greek Embassy in London - February 2018 Newsletter