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Honorary President

Professor Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield
Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, following a career in journalism. He is an authority on Britain’s constitution, governance, and view of the world.


Honorary Members of Advisory Panel

Professor David Anderson
Professor of African History, University of Warwick, political scientist and authority on eastern Africa

Professor Michael Clarke
Former Director-General, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), international defence expert, specialist adviser to the Joint National Committee on Security Strategy

Bill Emmott
Former Editor-in-Chief, “The Economist”, international commentator, and film-maker

Sir Brian Fender
Former Chief Executive of HEFC and former Vice-Chancellor, Keele University

Professor Rosemary Hollis
Professor of Middle East Policy Studies, City University, London, former Research Director Chatham House (RIIA)

David Marsh CBE
Managing Director of OMFIF, monetary expert, writer on international political, economic and monetary issues

Professor Rana Mitter
Professor of The History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford

Lord Rees of Ludlow OM FRS
Martin Rees is Astronomer Royal and former President of the Royal Society. A cosmologist and astrophysicist, renowned author and speaker on the impact of science on society

Professor Paul Rogers
Professor of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, openDemocracy's international security editor

Sir Nigel Sheinwald GCMG
Former UK ambassador to the European Union and to the USA, Visiting Professor King’s College London