Sir John Holmes, GCVO, KBE, CMG

Sir John Holmes

September 2010-August 2016

Trustee of the British Red Cross; Trustee of the Institut Francais in London. 

Formerly: Chair, The Electoral Commission (2016-2020); Co-Chair, International Rescue Committee UK; Director, The Ditchley Foundation (2010-2016); Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, The United Nations, New York (2007-10); Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service (1973-2006): Ambassador to France (2001-06); Ambassador to Portugal (1999-2001); Private Secretary to Prime Minister Tony Blair (1997-99); Private Secretary to Prime Minister Sir John Major for Overseas Affairs (1996-97); Head, European Union Department (External), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (1995-96).

An Honorary Director, The Ditchley Foundation (2022-)

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