Patrons

Diamond Jubilee Patron 2012
Her Majesty The Queen
Head of the Commonwealth

Her Majesty The Queen

MUSIC PATRON
Maestro Zubin Mehta

PATRONS
Sir Shridath Ramphal, GCMG, ONZ, QC - Commonwealth Secretary-General (1975 - 1990)
Chief Emeka Anyaoku, GCVO, CON - Commonwealth Secretary-General (1990 - 2000)
The Rt. Hon. Sir Don McKinnon, GCVO, ONZ - Commonwealth Secretary-General (2000 - 2008)
His Excellency Kamalesh Sharma, GCVO - Commonwealth Secretary-General (2008 - 2016)
Commonwealth Secretary-General The Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC (2016 - )
Dr Joseph Muscat, KUOM, Prime Minister of Malta - Commonwealth Chair-in-Office (2015 - 2018)

EMERITUS PRESIDENT
The Rt. Hon. the Lord Luce, KG, GCVO

EMERITUS VICE-PRESIDENT
Dame Kiri Kanawa ONZ, CH, DBE AC

PRESIDENT
Alderman Charles Bowman - The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of the City of London

COMMONWEALTH HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS
Mrs Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba – Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General (2008 - 2014)
Mr Gary Dunn – Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General (2014 - 2016)

HONORARY VICE–PRESIDENTS
COMMONWEALTH HIGH COMMISSIONERS, CONSULS AND ENVOYS

Antigua & Barbuda
HE Ms Karen-Mae Hill - High Commissioner for Antigua & Barbuda in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Janet Douglas CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Antigua & Barbuda
Australia
HE The Hon. Alexander Downer AC - High Commissioner for Australia in the United Kingdom
HE Mrs Menna Rawlings, CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Australia
Bahamas
HE Mr Eldred Bethel - (past) High Commissioner for the Commonwealth of the Bahamas in the United Kingdom
HE Mr David Fitton CMG - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdome in the Bahamas
Bangladesh
HE Ms Alison Blake - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Bangladesh
Barbados
HE Mr Hugh Anthony Arthur, OBE - (past) High Commissioner for Barbados in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Janet Douglas CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Barbados & the Eastern Caribbean
Belize
HE Ms Perla Perdomo - High Commissioner for Belize in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Peter Hughes OBE - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Belize
Botswana
HE Mr Nick Pyle, OBE, MBE - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Botswana
Brunei Darussalam
HE Mr Aziyan Abdullah - (past) High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Richard Lindsay - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Brunei Darussalam
Cameroon
HE Mr Brian Olley - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Cameroon
Canada
HE Mrs Janice Charette - High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom
HE Mrs Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Canada
Cyprus
HE Mr Euripides Evriviades - High Commissioner for Cyprus in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Matthew Kidd CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Cyprus
Dominica
HE Ms Janet Charles - Acting High Commissioner for Dominica in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Janet Douglas CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Dominic
Fiji
HE Mr Jitoko Tikolevu - High Commissioner for the Republic of Fiji Islands
Gambia
HE Ms Sharon Wardle - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in The Gambia
Ghana
HE Victor Emmanuel Smith - (past) High Commission for the Republic of Ghana in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Peter Jones - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Ghana
Grenada
HE Mr Karl Hood - (past) High Commissioner for Grenada in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Janet Douglas CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Grenada
Guyana
HE Mr Frederich Case - High Commissioner for Guyana in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Greg Quinn - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Guyana
India
HE Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in India
Jamaica
HE Ms Aloun Ndombet-Assamba - (past) High Commissioner for Jamaica in the United Kingdom
HE Mr David Fitton CMG - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Jamaica
Kenya
HE Mr Lazarus Amayo - High Commissioner for Kenya to the United Kingdom
HE Mr Nic Hailey - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Kenya
Kiribati
Mr Michael Walsh - Honorary Consul for the Republic of Kiribati in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Martin Fidler - (past) Acting High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Kiribati
Lesotho
HE Dr John N. Oliphant - High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Lesotho in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Nigel Casey CMG MVO - High Commissioner for the UK in the Kingdom of Lesotho
Malawi
HE Mr Kena Mphonda - High Commissioner for Malawi in the United Kingdom and in Malta
Malaysia
HE Mrs Vicki Treadell, CMG MVO - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Malaysia
Malta
HE Mr Norman Hamilton - High Commissioner for Malta in the United Kingdom
HE the Hon John Aquilina U.O.M - High Commissioner for Malta in India
HE Mr Rob Luke - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Malta
Mauritius
HE Mr Abhimanu Kundasamy - (past) High Commissioner for Mauritius in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Jonathan Drew, MBE - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Mauritius
Mozambique
HE Mr Carlos Dos Santos - (past) High Commissioner for Mozambique in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Shaun Cleary - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Mozambique
Namibia
HE Mr Steve Katjiuanjo - High Commissioner for the Republic of Namibia in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Jo Lomas - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Namibia
Nauru
Mr Martin Weston - Honorary Consul for the Republic of Nauru in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Dominic Meiklejohn, OBE - (past) High Commissioner for the UK in Nauru
New Zealand
HE Dr the Rt Hon Sir Lockwood Smith KNZM - (past) High Commissioner for New Zealand in United Kingdom
HE Ms Laura Clark - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in New Zealand and Governor of the Pitcairn Islands
Nigeria
HE Dr Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, OFR - (past) High Commissioner for Nigeria in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Paul Arkwright - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Nigeria
Pakistan
HE Syed Ibne Abbas - High Commissioner for Pakistan in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Thomas Drew CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
HE Ms Winnie Anna Kiap - High Commissioner for Papua New Guinea in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Simon Tonge - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Papua New Guinea
Rwanda
HE Mr Williams Nkurunziza - (past) High Commissioner for Rwanda in the United Kingdom
HE Mr William Gelling, OBE - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Rwanda
St Christopher & Nevis
HE Mr Kevin M. Isaac - High Commissioner of St Christopher & Nevis in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Janet Douglas CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in St Christopher & Nevis
St Lucia
HE Dr Ernest Hilaire - (past) High Commissioner for Saint Lucia in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Janet Douglas CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in St Lucia
St Vincent & The Grenadines
HE Cenio Lewis - High Commissioner for St Vincent & The Grenadines in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Janet Douglas CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in St Vincent & The Grenadines
Samoa
HE Mr Jonathan Sinclair, LVO - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Samoa
Seychelles
HE Mrs Marie-Pierre Lloyd - (past) High Commissioner for the Republic of Seychelles in the United Kingdom
HE Ms Caron Rohsler - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in the Seychelles
Sierra Leone
HE Mr Guy Warrington - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Sierra Leone
Singapore
HE Ms Foo Chi Hsia - High Commissioner for the Republic of Singapore in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Scott Wightman, CMG - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Singapore
Solomon Islands
HE Mr Dominic Meiklejohn, OBE - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Solomon Islands
South Africa
HE Mr Obed Mlaba - (past) High Commissioner for the Republic of South Africa in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Nigel Casey CMG MVO - High Commissioner for the UK in South Africa
Sri Lanka
HE Dr Chanaka Talpahewa - (past) Acting High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in the United Kingdom
HE Mr James Dauris - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Sri Lanka
Swaziland
HE Mrs Dumsile T. Sukati - (past) High Commissioner for the Kingdom of Swaziland in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Nigel Casey CMG MVO - High Commissioner for the UK in the Kingdom of Swaziland
Tanzania
HE Ms Dianna Melrose - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Tanzania
Tonga
HE Mr S Sonata Tupuo - Acting High Commissioner for Tonga in the United Kingdom
Trinidad & Tobago
HE Mr Orville London - High Commissioner for Trinidad & Tobago in the United Kingdom
HE Mr Tim Stew MBE - High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Trinidad & Tobago
Tuvalu
HE Mr Martin Fidler - (past) Acting High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Tuvalu
United Kingdom
Mr Richard Oppenheim - United Kingdom Commonwealth Envoy
Mr Dominique Searle MBE - HM Government of Gibraltar Representative to the United Kingdom
Mr Benito Wheatley - HM Government of British Virgin Islands Representative to the United Kingdom
Uganda
HE Ms Alison Blackburne - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Uganda
Vanuatu
HE Mr Dominic Meiklejohn, OBE - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Vanuatu
Zambia
HE Mr Muyeba S. Chikonde - High Commissioner for Zambia in the United Kingdom
HE Mr James Thornton - (past) High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in Zambia

HONORARY COMMONWEALTH VICE-PRESIDENTS
The Marquess of Salisbury, KCVO, PC, DL - Chairman, Thames Diamond Jubilee Foundation
The Rt Hon the Baroness D'Souza CMG
The Rt. Hon. Baroness Amos - Director, SOAS, University of London
Lord Bilimoria CBE, DL - Founding Chairman, UK - India Business Council
The Rt. Hon. the Lord Patten of Barnes, CH - Chancellor, University of Oxford
Dr Danny Sriskandarajah - Secretary-General, CIVICUS
Gregory Belton, CVO, KHS - Chairman, Duke of Edinburgh's International Award
Professor John Wood, OBE - Secretary General, Association of Commonwealth Universities
The Rt. Hon. Lord Howell of Guildford - Chairman, Council of Commonwealth Societies
Dr Rosemary Preston - Executive Chair, Council for Education in the Commonwealth
The Lord Marland – Chairman, Commonwealth Enterprise & Investment Council
Vijay Krishnarayan - Director, Commonwealth Foundation
Sir John Daniel – (past) President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning
Akbar Khan – Secretary-General, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
Andrew Tuggey, CBE DL – (past) Chief Executive & Secretary, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, UK
Professor Tim Unwin - Secretary General, Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
Dame Mary Richardson – (past) Chairman, English Speaking Union
Sir Ronald Sanders, KCMG - Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Michael Lake, CBE- Director, Royal Commonwealth Society
Major General Roddy Porter, MBE- (past) Director-General, Royal Over-Seas League
Kevin McGrath - Trustee, Victoria League

HONORARY MUSIC VICE – PRESIDENTS
Amanda Forsyth - Canada
Anup Kumar Biswas - India
Leon Bosch - South Africa
Rohan de Saram - Sri Lanka
Wayne Marshall - United Kingdom

Updated May 2018