The Royal Institution of Great Britain is a registered and independent charity governed by a Board of Trustees (Charity no. 227938). We were granted a Royal Charter on 13 January 1800.
The former Prince of Wales was our patron
HRH The Duke of Kent
Honorary Vice President
Sir John Ritblat
Our board of trustees
As an independent charity, the Ri is governed by a board of Trustees.
Board of Trustees
Our financial year runs from 1 October to 30 September. Our financial accounts can also be viewed on the Charity Commission's website.