Officers of the LA

Sean Gabb (Director) is the author of over 20 books and about 300 essays. Under the name Richard Blake, he has written six historical novels for Hodder & Stoughton. These have been translated into Spanish, Italian, Greek, Slovak, Hungarian, Chinese and Indonesian. Under his own name, he has written four novels. His other books are mainly about libertarian politics.

His involvement with the Libertarian Alliance stretches back to the last Monday in December 1979, and he rose to his current eminence in 2006. His PhD is in English history.

He lives in Kent with his wife and daughter.

David Davis (Director of Northern Affairs) is a founder member of the Libertarian Alliance. He read biochemistry at Oxford before a long career in advertising, PR, and later picture-framing. He has also run a retail business in London.

In 2000 he retired with his family to the north of England. He contributes to and edits the Blog, focusing on general classical liberal philosophy and British political affairs, particularly concerning the north of the UK.

TBG October 2014Professor John Kersey (Director of Cultural Affairs) is an interdisciplinary historian whose work spans the three principal areas of music, education and traditionalist Catholicism, in particular those movements that developed as a result of the First Vatican Council of 1870.

The author of several books, he has also recorded over 100 CDs as a concert pianist, including the first recordings of several unfinished works by Beethoven.

He is currently Chancellor of Western Orthodox University. His professional work is combined with voluntary service within the Church, in which he is ordained and has responsibility for a Traditional Catholic community.

linleyProfessor Andrew Linley is an English paleolibertarian with particular interests in apriorism, praxeology, and Western culture. He is Archbishop of Great Britain in the Apostolic Episcopal Church, Grand Chancellor of the Abbey-Principality of San Luigi (a Traditional Catholic sovereign principality, founded in 1883), and Vice-Chancellor of Western Orthodox University in which he holds the Percy Dearmer Chair in Liturgical Studies. A Freeman of the City of London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Andrew holds degrees and diplomas in theology, humanities, and music. He is married and lives in London. 

km3Keir Martland (Director of Publications) 
is a High Tory – or liberal traditionalist – and an adherent of the Austrian School of Economics. He reads History at Selwyn College, Cambridge, where he is a member of the Cambridge University Conservative Association, the Monarchist Society, the Union, and the Heraldic and Genealogical Society. He has spoken at the Manchester Debating Union, the Property & Freedom Society, the Libertarian Alliance Meetup and elsewhere. His writings appear at a range of websites, magazines, and journals including Attack the System, The Libertarian Enterprise, and The Salisbury Review. His first book, Liberty from a Beginner, was published in 2015 and his second book, Political and Cultural Essays, in 2016. In addition, he has appeared on the radio, for example ‘Good Morning Dublin’ on Dublin City FM and on Cam FM. A Traditionalist Catholic, he has a particular attachment to the ‘Extraordinary Form’ and the liturgy of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and is a Companion of the (Old Catholic) Order of the Crown of Thorns. In his spare time, he is a Warden at his College Chapel, volunteers for the Order of Malta, plays the piano, has an interest in botany, and holds a 4th Kyu in Shotokan Karate. He is to be contacted at or at


Jakub Jankowski is a Polish émigré of 14 years. Originally from Radomsko, he now lives in the East Midlands region of England. He is currently studying Politics at Royal Holloway, London.

Jakub has written articles relating to Polish politics for the Blog as well as having participated in the Free Life Podcast. Jakub is a registered sympathiser of the Polish right-libertarian, monarchist KORWiN party. His greatest influences include his maternal grandfather, a former Solidarity activist who instilled in him a deep-rooted sense of Polish patriotism, and Janusz Korwin-Mikke MEP, an outspoken libertarian philosopher, politician and monarchist.

Alongside being fluent in both English and Polish, he cultivates an avid interest in all things eastern European and Slavic.

Mario Huet (Online Administrator) has a long-standing interest in computers, and oversees the day to day running of the LA Forum. He can be contacted at