The Mathematical Association is chuffed to announce that Peter Ransom is its President for 2013-14. Peter is a part-time lecturer in the School of Education at Bath Spa University, a freelance mathematics educator and granddad. He has devoted over 30 years to teach mathematics in state schools from Northumberland to Hampshire. Peter is a member of most mathematical organisations and is often seen doing mathematics masterclasses in period costume. He is keen to raise awareness of the benefit of using history of mathematics and STEM in the mathematics classroom.