About  Us

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is the organisation responsible for the direction and control of the Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games, and for delivering on the vision of the Commonwealth Sports Movement: through sport, we create peaceful, sustainable and prosperous communities across the Commonwealth 

It is an organisation headquartered and incorporated in the UK, but working across 72 member nations and territories.  

Patron: The late Queen Elizabeth II

Vice-Patron: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, KG, GCVO, CD, ADC

President: Dame Louise Martin DBE

Our Mission

To be an athlete-centred, sport-focused Commonwealth Sports Movement, with integrity, global impact and embraced by communities as we:

  • Deliver inspirational sporting moments
  • Nurture a powerful sporting movement
  • Activate transformational partnerships
  • Realise our collective impact

CGF Executive Board

The Commonwealth Games Federation Executive Board is elected by the member 72 nations and territories at the CGF General Assembly. It is a voluntary group of Commonwealth sports leaders committed to driving and upholding the vision, mission, values and responsibilities of the Commonwealth Sports Movement. The CGF President, elected in September 2015, is Dame Louise Martin DBE - the first female to hold this office in the history of the movement. Click here to meet the Executive Board

A number of board sub-committees support the work and mission of the organisation and Executive Board. Click here to see the full details of all our sub-committees.  

CGF Management Team

The CGF management comprises staff around the world who deliver the strategic objectives of the Commonwealth Sport Movement and support the operational deliver of the Games events
Click here to meet the Management Team