Our people The British Science Association is a charity established under Royal Charter and governed by a Council which forms the Board of Trustees. The BSA employs around 30 members of staff - all of whom are based in its offices in South Kensington, London. The 17 scientific sections of the British Science Association, which contribute primarily to the annual British Science Festival, are run by committed volunteers. Staff Find out who are staff are and how you can get in touch with them. Trustees Find out more about the people who donate their time to govern the BSA. Volunteers Find out more about our volunteers and the great work they do.