The Royal Academy of Music, Britain’s oldest conservatoire, was established by Royal Charter in 1830 (supplemental charter granted in 1998). The Academy is a registered charity, number 310007 and a company registered with Companies House, number RC000438.

Patron

HM The Queen

President

HRH The Duchess of Gloucester GCVO, Hon FRAM

Vice-Presidents

Sir David Lumsden MA, DPhil, Hon RAM, Hon FRCO
David Josefowitz CBE, Hon FRAM
Sir Elton John CBE, Hon RAM

Honorary Trustee

Lord Armstrong of Ilminster 

The members of the Governing Body are:

Lord Burns GCB, Hon FRAM (Chairman)
Lady Sainsbury of Turville CBE, Hon FRAM (Deputy Chairman)
Jonathan Sumption QC, OBE, Hon FRAM (Deputy Chairman)
Dame Jenny Abramsky DBE (Chairman from September 2014)
John Burgess
Robin Butler
Matthew Ferrey, Hon FRAM
Lesley Garrett CBE, FRAM
Lady Suzanne Heywood
Professor Roger Parker, Hon FRAM
Laurel Powers-Freeling Hon FRAM
Simon Robey Hon FRAM
Sir Martin Smith Hon FRAM
Professor Sir Richard Trainor FKC
Tony Travis Hon FRAM
John Willan BMus, ARAM, FRSA, FCA


Elected Members of Governing Body
Jo Cole FHEA, ARAM (Academic Staff Representative)
Glenville Hargreaves BMus, Hon ARAM, GRSM, ARMCM, FRSA, FHEA (Academic Staff Representative)
Esmé Acton-Stewart Hon ARAM (Administrative Staff Representative)
Murray Richmond (Student Union President)

Principal

Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood BMus, MPhil, Hon RAM, FKC

Senior Management Team

Mark Racz BA, MFA, Hon FBC Deputy Principal
Dr Timothy Jones MA, DPhil, LTCL Deputy Principal (Programmes & Research)
Carol McCormack Hon ARAM Director of Development        
Judith Barber BSc, CPFA, Hon ARAM Director of Finance    

Governance Adviser

Rosalind Sector University of London

Royal Academy of Music Financial Statement for 2012–13: Download PDF

A list of charities which the Governing Body are trustees of can be found here.