The Odysseus Unbound Foundation is managed by a Steering Committee of our six Trustees and other experts.
Simon Bittlestone

Simon Bittlestone

Trustee

Simon is the managing director of Metapraxis Ltd, a business which specialises in financial analytics, and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. One of Robert’s sons, he has been involved in the Odysseus Unbound project … Read More

Matthew Bittlestone

Matthew Bittlestone

Trustee

Matthew’s background is in commercial finance and he is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He now runs Accounting Intuition, an introductory training course aimed at non-finance professionals. One of Robert’s sons, he has been involved in … Read More

John Crawshaw

John Crawshaw

Trustee | Project Coordinator

John Crawshaw has had a lifelong love of the Classics, immersing himself in Greek and Roman literature and history.  He is devoted to the exploration of ancient sites. Invited by Robert Bittlestone to join the Odysseus Unbound team in 2008, … Read More

Prof. John Underhill

Prof. John Underhill

Trustee

John Underhill is Chief Scientist and Chair of Exploration Geoscience in the Applied Geoscience Unit, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. His primary research interest lies in the use of geological fieldwork and geophysical … Read More

Prof. James Diggle

Prof. James Diggle

Trustee

James Diggle is Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Queens’ College. His publications include The Oxford Classical Text of Euripides (Oxford, 1981-94), Euripidea: Collected Essays (Oxford, 1994) and Theophrastus: Characters (Cambridge, 2004). He … Read More

Prof. Peter Styles

Prof. Peter Styles

Committee Member

Peter Styles is Emeritus Professor in Applied and Environmental Geophysics at Keele University. He has extensive international field experience and a wide knowledge of plate tectonics and seismology. He has been an independent adviser to the UK government on issues … Read More

Julian Rush

Julian Rush

Trustee | Media Coordinator

Julian Rush is a former TV journalist whose career has been spent in radio and TV news and current affairs for the BBC and in commercial broadcasting. He spent sixteen years as the Science & Environment Correspondent of the UK’s … Read More