September 2010-August 2016
Co-Chair, International Rescue Committee UK (2012-). Formerly: 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).
A Member of the Board of Directors of the American and Canadian Ditchley Foundations.
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