Membership is by application only and is capped at 500 new members per annum.

Membership Designed for You


For the next generation of chiefs of staff looking to advance their career.


For chiefs of staff seeking an influential network and industry-recognition.


For senior chiefs of staff in positions of significant influence.

Membership Benefits

Members of The Chief of Staff Association
access a network of peers, tailored education and expert guidance.

12-Month Core Competency Programme

Refine your command of the core competencies alongside your peers.

Leadership Series

Learn from highly experienced chiefs of staff in invitation-only webinars.

Co-Elevation Forums

Overcome the challenges of your role in collaborative Co-Elevation Forums.

In-Person Events

Convene with chiefs of staff worldwide at private CSA functions.

Certified Chief of Staff®

Gain professional recognition as a Certified Chief of Staff®.

Chief of Staff Executive Education

Eligible to apply for the residential programme at Saïd Business School or Harvard Business School.

Mentorship Programme

Receive personalised career guidance from senior chiefs of staff.

Chief of Staff Executive Education

Complimentary enrolment in the Said Business School or Harvard Business School Executive Education Programme.

Complimentary CSA Full Membership

Nominate a chief of staff for complimentary full membership.

Editorial Coverage in The Chief of Staff

Editorial coverage in the CSA’s quarterly professional journal, The Chief of Staff.


CSA Fellowship is for highly experienced, career chiefs of staff currently working at the most senior levels of government, corporations, and the military.

Fellowship is reserved for persons of influence who seek connection with an international network of individuals of equal status. Members serve heads of state, principals in the world’s leading corporations and significant public institutions.

In a world where relationships are fundamental and time is of the essence, CSA Fellowship is an invaluable resource. Fellows are served by the experienced CSA relationship team who are available, at short notice, to organise confidential personal introductions, at the time and place you need them.

Applications for membership
are now open