The RSA thanks Sally Hardy for her dedication, enthusiasm and remarkable drive. Under Sally’s effective leadership the Association has become an international powerhouse of scholarly activity with impressive academic reputation, policy impact, financial reserves and record of innovation and engagement. The RSA has been privileged to benefit from Sally’s grand vision and matching ambition to achieve it; her talent for strategic planning; a strong understanding of financial management and commitment to building a community of academics and policy makers who work in the regional studies arena.

The RSA congratulates Sally on her outstanding achievement and recognises her 30 years of achievement and delivery.