About the CPA Headquarters Secretariat
The CPA Headquarters Secretariat is at the core of the Association and is committed to work with the leadership and membership of the Association in seeking to achieve its mission statement and strategic objectives.
The CPA Headquarters Secretariat embodies and champions the values of the CPA in both its work and conduct and undertakes all functions in a professional, transparent and holistic manner. Our Secretariat support for CPA Branches, both national and sub-national, will continue to recognise and respect the different needs and preferred approaches of our member Parliaments.
The CPA team is headed by the CPA Secretary-General, the CPA’s Chief Executive Officer, who is responsible for interpreting and implementing its policies and enhancing its activities and international relations, and is Secretary to the annual plenary conference.
Under the leadership of our Secretary-General, our staff group of 21 are well balanced in terms of gender and comprise of a rich representation of the Commonwealth nations.
At CPA, we have invested heavily in our staff to provide them with the opportunity grow and develop, encouraging both formal and informal learning opportunities where they can flourish, keep learning and ultimately to deliver to their full potential. Continuous development of our staff is a priority and our efforts have been externally recognised through the attainment of the Investors in People Award.
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s Headquarters Secretariat is located in London, United Kingdom. For further information about the CPA, please contact:
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)
CPA Headquarters Secretariat, c/o Richmond House, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA, United Kingdom.
T: +44 (0)20 7799 1460
Download the CPA Organogram here. Download the CPA staff biographies booklet here.