The project has an advisory committee, composed of senior scholars in the fields of history, geography and economics, which provides oversight and advice to the project team.
- Chair: Professor Nick Crafts, London School of Economics
- Professor Martin Daunton, University of Cambridge
- Professor Jane Humphries, University of Oxford
- Professor Roger Kain, University of Exeter
- Dr Jack Langton, University of Oxford
- Professor Sheilagh Ogilvie, University of Cambridge