Directors

Sir Jeremy Greenstock

Chairman, UNA-UK Board of Directors

Contact via: saad@una.org.uk

Biography

Sir Jeremy has been Chairman of the UNA-UK Board of Directors since February 2011. He was educated at Harrow School and Worcester College, Oxford.  From 1966 to 1969 he was an Assistant Master at Eton College.  He joined HM Diplomatic Service in 1969 and served until 2004. During this time, he served in the British Embassies in Dubai, Washington DC, Saudi Arabia and Paris. He was British Ambassador to the United Nations from 1998 to 2003, attending over 150 meetings of the UN Security Council and serving as Chairman of the Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee from October 2001 to April 2003.

He participated in several Security Council missions to Africa to address peacekeeping issues there, including the work of the UN Missions in Sierra Leone and the DRC. From September 2003 to March 2004, Sir Jeremy served as the UK's Special Envoy for Iraq. He was then Director of The Ditchley Foundation (2004-2010) and a Special Adviser to BP plc in the same period. Currently, he is also Chairman of Gatehouse Advisory Partners Ltd (geopolitical specialists) and of Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd (upstream oil and gas).  He is a special advisor to the International Rescue Committee-UK and to the NGO Forward Thinking.

 

Stephen Harrow

Vice-Chair, Honorary Treasurer and Chairman of Management & Finance Committee

Biography

Stephen has been Chair of the Management & Finance Committee of the UNA-UK since 2010 and, in that capacity, serves on the Board as Vice-Chair. He joined UNA as a schoolboy in 1964 and was for many years on the Committee of the then Croydon Branch.  He is now the Vice-Chairman of the Purley and Croydon Branch.

Stephen is a graduate and benefactor of the University of Exeter.  He is also an elected Associate and Fellow of King’s College London, where he formerly worked for many years in a variety of administrative capacities. Stephen is currently employed as the Clerk of the All Saints Educational Trust and is also a Trustee of the Strand Parishes Trust in Westminster.

 

Other members of the UNA-UK Board of Directors:

Nadim Ahmad - Chair of the Audit Committee

Gian Clare - Elected Trustee - Central and East

Apurv Gupta - Elected Trustee - UNA Youth

Roger Hallam - Elected Trustee - London & South East

Patricia Irvine - Trustee - Northern Ireland

Tim Jarman - Chair of Policy Conference

Marc Pollentine - Trustee - Wales

Natalie Samarasinghe - Executive Director of UNA-UK

Naima Siddiqi - General Director

Martin Verity - UNA Scotland

Viv Williams - Elected Trustee - South and South West

 

Steve Donnelly, UNA-UK Head of Finance & Governance, serves as company secretary.