Thomas Mace-Archer-Mills
Founder

Thomas founded the British Monarchists Society and is most recognised for his works in conceptualising and overseeing the creation and completion of the 2015 “Realms Portrait” for Her Majesty, and gifted to her by the Commonwealth Realms, organising the Belgrade Royal Wedding of Prince Philip of Serbia in 2017 and for his live commentary at the Royal Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle in 2018.

Alexander Shayler
Chairman

Alexander is the current Chairman of the British Monarchists Society. He works in the political industry, running elections across the world as a Political Consultant in Westminster. He was previously an Agent for a political party and has been a active member of the BMS since 2014.

Mervyn Reading
Secretary General

Mervyn’s joined the BMS in 2012 as the Secretary General and as a Director. Her career was largely with the MOD until her retirement, where she was a Chief Welfare Officer managing teams throughout the country, responsible for MOD policy on, and training staff in, health and safety, first aid, alcohol and drug abuse, stress, smoking and statistics, but also spent ten years as the Senior Administrator at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Foulness Island for the MOD.

Sophia Greenblat
Press Officer

Sophia joined the BMS in 2018 and is the current Press Officer. After spending her early life in multiple countries, she came to the UK to study Politics at UCL. She now works in a private Westminster firm as Communications and Campaign Assistant.

Daniel Mcilhiney
Parlimentary Liason

Daniel Mcilhiney has been involved in politics, in the UK and USA, since the beginning of the Brexit referendum. He has worked as a political consultant, PR consultant and political commentator. He is thrilled to be working in the role as political outreach for the BMS and seeks to do whatever he can to advance the cause of the monarchy in the political realm, both in the UK and overseas. Daniel also serves as the Society's non-denomination religious representative.

Barry Theobald-Hicks of Danbury
Patron Liaison

Barry Theobald-Hicks of Danbury was born in 1945 at Castle Donnington. He has been and still is heavily involved in the St John Ambulance Brigade and is a Freeman of the City of London. Mr Theobald-Hicks belongs to both the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Venerable Order of St John, He currently is a Junior Warden of the Worshipful Company of Scriveners. Barry joins the British Monarchists Society as Vice Patron and Patron Liaison for the society.  

Fred Pearson
Photographer

Georgina and I have been together for several years; regularly working for several organisations, covering events such as parades, receptions, banquets, AGMs and the occasional wedding. Our photos are frequently published in one organisation's quarterly magazine and often appear on the website of other clients. I am proud to be a part of the official BMS photographic team.

Georgina le may
Photographer

As part of the BMS photographic team, my parner Fred and I work regularly for several heritage and cultural organisations, covering a variety of different events including meetings and weddings. Our photos are frequently published on the BMS website, in another organisation's quarterly magazine and further appear on the websites of other clients.