Sir Nicholas Coleridge appointed as the new Chair of Historic Royal Palaces

His Majesty the King has appointed Sir Nicholas Coleridge as the new Chair of Historic Royal Palaces from 1 November 2023 to 31 October 2026

Sir Nicholas Coleridge

Sir Nicholas Coleridge CBE has been Chair of the Victoria and Albert Museum since 2015, and a Trustee since 2012. He was for thirty years successively Editorial Director, Managing Director and President of the Conde Nast media group. He has been Chair of the Professional Publishers Association, Chair of the British Fashion Council, Chair of the Prince of Wales’ Campaign for Wool, and was Co-Chair of the late Queen Elizabeth 2nd’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant. He is the author of fifteen books, both fiction and non-fiction.

Remuneration and Governance Code

The Chair of Historic Royal Palaces Board is not remunerated. This reappointment has been made in accordance with the Cabinet Office’s Governance Code on Public Appointments. The appointments process is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. Under the Code, any significant political activity undertaken by an appointee in the last five years must be declared. This is defined as including holding office, public speaking, making a recordable donation, or candidature for election. Sir Nicholas Coleridge has not declared any significant political activity.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Historic Royal Palaces