International Broadcaster; Visiting Professor, Kings College, London. Founder and Director Thinking the Unthinkable
Main Presenter, BBC World News (1996-2014); Trustee, Royal United Services Institute; Visiting Professor in War Studies, King's College London; Visiting Professor, Nanyang University, Singapore (2014-16); Advisory Council member, Overseas Development Institute (2007-).
Formerly: Advisory Council member, Wilton Park (1999-2012); Council member, Royal United Services Institute (2006-11); Diplomatic Editor (1989-96), Diplomatic Correspondent, Channel 4 News; ITN Bureau Chief, Warsaw (1980-83) and Rome (1979); Chatham House Council (1998-2004).
An Honorary Governor (2020-), The Ditchley Foundation.