Connecting the World's Chiefs of Staff

Capped at only three hundred new members per year, the Chief of Staff Association puts you in the company of the world’s most connected, innovative and influential gatekeepers.

A comprehensive engagement platform, known as CSA Connect extends members networks beyond their organisations. Our CSA Connect program includes one-to-one introductions together with monthly in-person and virtual roundtables aligned by industry sector.

CSA Certification is our executive-level education programme specially designed for Chiefs of Staff. Delivered Said Business School at Oxford University. It is geared to encourage our members to develop their global network and acquire knowledge and skills that will advance their career.

Membership is divided into four divisions; the Diplomatic Division, Private Division, Uniformed Division and a Government Division. 

CSA Engagement Platforms

CSA ConnectTM

Invitation only roundtables occur once per month in New York and London and equip members with invaluable insights on emerging global affairs and foster enduring connections with like-minded peers.

CSA CertificationTM

The first of its kind, Chief of Staff Strategic Leadership Programme will be delivered by the world's finest research institutions. The programme provides the basis for achieving Chief of Staff certification and fellowship.

Membership Classes

Diplomatic Division

Current and former diplomats of any foreign service, including Ambassadors, Minister-Counsellors and Consuls-General, may be invited.

Uniformed Division

Senior serving and former officers from uniformed service branches including military and law and border enforcement are eligible for membership.

Government Division

Membership in the Government Division is available to experienced Chiefs of Staff serving elected public officials and senior bureaucrats.


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