Secretaries-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association to date

Mr Stephen Twigg, 8th Secretary-General of the CPA, former Member of UK Parliament, August 2020 to present

Mr Jarvis Matiya, Acting Secretary-General of the CPA, September 2019 to July 2020

Mr Akbar Khan, 7th Secretary-General of the CPA, barrister and former legal adviser, 2016 - 2019

Mr Joe Omorodion, Acting Secretary-General, CPA, 2014 – 2015


Dr William F. Shija, 6th Secretary-General of the CPA, former Minister and Member of the Tanzania Parliament, 2007 – 2014

Mr Denis Marshall, 5th Secretary-General of the CPA, former Minister and Member of the New Zealand Parliament, 2002 – 2006

Mr Arthur Donahoe, 4th Secretary-General of the CPA, former Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, 1993 – 2001

Dr David Tonkin, 3rd Secretary-General of the CPA, former Premier South Australia, 1986 – 1992

Sir Robin Vandervelt, 2nd Secretary-General of the CPA, 1961 – 1985

Sir Howard D’Egville, 1st Secretary-General of the CPA, 1949 - 1960


Updated 01/08/2020/CPAHQ