Career in Intenational Affairs - London 2017 



Regents University: Tuke Hall

Inner Circle
Regent’s Park
London NW1 4NS


28th april 2017

A selection of leading institutions took part in the forum to present their work delivered, the required skills/knowledge and the career path in their specific categories. 

The participating organisations belonged to the following categories: Governments’ Agencies, International Organisations, Think Tanks, UN Agencies, Development and financial Agencies and education institutions

The event provided an opportunity for young professionals to discuss the set of skills, knowledge necessary, the career paths that match their aspirations. 

Programme - 28th March

08:45- 9:15:     Registration

09:15- 10:00:   Career  in the Foreign Service :

Richard Everingham, Lead on the Fast Stream Recruitment, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

10:00- 10:45:   Career in the Parliament:

 Jo Welham, UK Parliament

10:45- 11:00:   Break

11:00- 11:45:   Career in Diplomatic Service

Mr. Damptey B. Asare, Acting Head of Mission, High Commission of Ghana

 Minister Nájera, Charge affairs, Mexican Embassy in London

11:45- 12:30:   Career in International Organisations:

Dónal Mulligan, Talent Management and Analytics Group, OECD

Matthew Jackson, Director of the UK Office, UN Population Fund

12:30 – 13:15: Career in Think Tanks:

 Lisa O’Daly, Director of Human Resources, Chatham House

Emil Dall, Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute

13:15- 14:30:   Lunch Break

14:30- 15:00:   University Presentation - Regents University

15:00- 16:00:   Career in International Organisations:

 Liz Harris, Sourcing Delegate, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

 Henry Bolton OBE ( International Consultant and Senior Expert Adviser to the UK Govt)

16:00 – 16:15:  Break

16:15 – 17:30: Career Journeys of two members of the Advisory Board of the Global Diplomatic Forum:

Professor Adrian Kendry, Former NATO Senior Defence Economist and Adviser to the 12th NATO Secretary General

Jonathan Paris, Senior Adviser, Chertoff Group  

17:30:               Departure  



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