British-German Association

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The British-German Association (BGA) is a nonprofit, membership organisation based in London, UK. Its mission is to promote understanding and forge links between Britain and Germany[1][2].


Founded in 1951, the BGA is currently chaired by Stephen Watson[3]. HRH The Duke of Kent serves as its Royal Patron[4].

The association hosts an annual calender of corporate, political and cultural events for its members[5][6]. Past speakers include Sir Roger Carr (Chairman, BAE Systems), Peter Ammon (German Ambassador to the UK), and Paddy Ashdown (British politician)[7].


The BGA has both private and corporate members. Major corporate members include[8]: