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Nick Clegg

Sir Nick Clegg served as Deputy Prime Minister in the UK’s Coalition Government from 2010-15. He was Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2007-15 and was Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam for 12 years before the 2017 General Election. Clegg now holds the position of the Vice President...

Ivan Rogers

Sir Ivan Rogers KCMG is a former senior British civil servant, who was the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union from 2013-17. Ivan Rogers served in the Treasury, including as Private Secretary, to Kenneth Clarke, Chancellor of the Exchequer. He then was seconded to the...

Jean-Claude Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker was one of the founding fathers of the euro, a pioneer of European unification, and Prime Minister of Luxembourg. After 18 years in office, he stepped down in December 2013, as the longest-serving head of government of any European Union state and one of the longest-serving democratically...

Philip Hammond

Philip Hammond has been a UK Cabinet Minister and key member of the British Government for almost a decade. Leading four departments over nine years and rising to the second most powerful job in government, he is one of only three people to serve continuously in the UK cabinet...

Helle Thorning-Schmidt

Helle Thorning-Schmidt has an extensive background spanning politics, international relations and business. In 2017, she was named as one of the world’s greatest leaders by Fortune magazine. As Prime Minister of Denmark from 2011-2015, Helle steered Denmark through a difficult financial crisis while reducing child poverty and increasing spending on education....

Francois Hollande

François Hollande was the recent President of France. During his mandate, he carried out important reforms which began to restore the competitiveness and growth of the French economy. Hollande’s presidency was marked by the action he took against international terrorism and climate change. By deploying French troops to Mali...

Herman Van Rompuy

Herman Van Rompuy was the first President of the European Council of Heads of State and Government. In December 2009, upon the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, he was appointed as permanent president of the European Council. In 2012, he was re-elected for a second term, which...

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen has been at the centre of European and global politics for three decades as a leading Danish parliamentarian, Minister for Taxation (1987-92), Minister for Economic Affairs (1990-92), Prime Minister of Denmark (2001-09) and Secretary General of NATO (2009-14). In 2014, Rasmussen established Rasmussen Global, which provides...

Stephen D. King

Stephen King was Chief Economist at HSBC for 17 years. King’s acclaimed book, Grave New World – described by Lawrence Summers, former US Treasury Secretary, as ‘a very important book at a crucial time’ – was published in 2017 to considerable critical claim: listed for the FT-McKinsey Business Book...

Sir Peter Westmacott

Sir Peter Westmacott was British Ambassador to the United States from 2012-16. Prior to his position in the United States, Sir Peter served as Ambassador to France from 2007-12, and Ambassador to Turkey from 2002-06 where, in 2003, he dealt with a suicide bomb attack directed at the British...

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