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GOVERNANCE

The Royal Commonwealth Society is incorporated by Royal Charter. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth, is our Patron and is supported by our Vice-Patron Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall. The Society is governed by the Council which consists of the Chair, Treasurer and Trustees.  

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Patron

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall GCVO

Vice-Patron

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COUNCIL MEMBERS 

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Dr Linda Yueh

Executive Chair 

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Paul Green

Treasurer 

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Sarah Haidry 

Trustee

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David Stead

Trustee

VICE PRESIDENTS

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His Highness the Aga Khan IV

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The Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland QC

Commonwealth Secretary-General

ADVISORY GROUP

Their Excellencies the Commonwealth High Commissioners to the United Kingdom 

Sir Shirdath Ramphal GCMG QC, Second Commonwealth Secretary-General (1975-1990)

Chief Emeka Anyaoku GCVO CFR, Third Commonwealth Secretary-General (1990-2000)

The Rt Hon Don McKinnon ONZ GCVO, Fourth Commonwealth Secretary-General (2000-2008)

Kamalesh Sharma GCVO, Fifth Commonwealth Secretary-General (2008-2016)