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HRH Prince Michael of Kent

Patron royal

Prince Michael used to run his own consultancy business, and headed up a number of international charities and organisations including RoadSafe (the major international road safety charity) and the Royal Life Saving Society (reducing the number of drowning incidents worldwide). The preservation of the environment and the protection of animals are particularly important to him. A qualified Russian interpreter, also fluent in French and with a working knowledge of German and Italian. HRH Prince Michael of Kent formally represented Queen Elizabeth II on numerous occasions, at home and abroad. His father, Prince George, Duke of Kent, was the fourth son of King George V. His mother, Princess Marina, was the daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and of Grand Duchess Helen Vladimirovna of Russia.


- Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal (1953)

- Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977)

- Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, KCVO (1992)

- Knight of Justice of the Most Venerable Order of Saint John (2001)

- Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002)

- Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, GCVO (2003)

- Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)

- Canadian Forces Decoration, CD (2015)

- Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal (2022)



- Participation in the signing of the memorandum of understanding on the creation of the Congo Basin Blue Fund, in Oyo, Republic of Congo



- Intervention at the Lomé Summit and the launch of the Lomé Initiative against Medicines that kill



- Message of support to the leaders and partners of the Congo Basin Climate Commission at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland



- Participation in the first edition of the Marrakesh Meetings