Synonyms to higher up

A per se, ace, boss, bureaucracy, champion, chief, commander, dean, directorate, fugleman, genius, head, hierarchy, higher echelons, higher-ups, laureate, leader, management, master, ministry, nonpareil, officialdom, paragon, prelacy, principal, prodigy, ruler, ruling class, ruling classes, senior, star, superior, superman, superstar, the Establishment, the administration, the authorities, the greatest, the ingroup, the interests, the most, the people upstairs, the power elite, the power structure, the top, them, they, top brass, top dog, virtuoso