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Honorary President

Prof Margaret MacMillan OM CC CH
Margaret MacMillan is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Toronto and an Emeritus Professor of International History at Oxford University, acclaimed author and expert on WW1 and its aftermath.

Honorary Members of Advisory Panel

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

Dame Nicola Brewer
Former High Commissioner to South Africa, former Vice Provost (International), UCL

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, author and film-maker, Chair of International Institute for Strategic Studies

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

Professor Ian Goldin
Professor of Globalisation and Development, University of Oxford, former Vice President of the World Bank

Isabel Hilton OBE
China expert, journalist, writer, Founding Editor of Chinadialogue and authority on China's environmental concerns

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

Prof Dame Henrietta Moore
Director of UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, a distinguished anthropologist and Africa expert, now focussing on global sustainable futures

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

Professor Anand Menon
Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, King's College London, Director of UK in a Changing Europe

Rt. Hon Sir Stephen O’Brien
former diplomat, politician, business leader, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

Jonathon Porritt CBE
Co-Founder of Forum for the Future, writer and leading commentator on sustainable development

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
Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, author and columnist at

Sir Nigel Sheinwald GCMG
Former UK ambassador to the European Union and to the USA, Council Chair Chatham House