Samantha Cohen CVO

Assistant Private Secretary to The Queen

Samantha has been Assistant Private Secretary to The Queen since 2011. Before this she was Head of Royal Communications at Buckingham Palace. Samantha joined the Royal Household in 2001 following a career working as an advisor in the Australian government in the areas of Indigenous Affairs, and Mining and Resources, and in the private sector in the UK. She is involved in initiatives such as The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy and The Queen’s Young Leaders.   Samantha was appointed Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in 2016.