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The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) is a registered charity (charity number 1195523) and learned society with a global membership.  The Institute is entirely independent, with a Director and a small staff accountable to the Council, which in turn is elected annually from the Fellowship. It has a Royal Patron in the person of HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG, GCVO.  In 2020 the RAI was awarded a Royal Charter. It’s registration number with Companies House is RC000916.  It is registered for VAT with No. 240 3500 18.