Organisation structure

As an independent charity, the Royal Institution is governed by a board of Trustees.

The Royal Institution of Great Britain is a registered and independent charity governed by a Board of Trustees (Charity no 227938).



HRH The Prince of Wales


HRH The Duke of Kent

Honorary Vice President

Sir John Ritblat

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