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​President: Baroness Lynda Chalker

In June 2018, Baroness Lynda Chalker was elected as President of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), the second woman to take on this role in the Society’s history.


Find out about the role of Council and our Trustees, the AGM and our policy on advocacy.

Our history

The Society was founded in 1830. Find out more about our history.

Director: Professor Joe Smith

Professor Joe Smith became Director in 2018.