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Sir Jeremy Greenstock
Chairman, UNA-UK Board of Directors
Contact via: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Vice-Chair, Honorary Treasurer and Chairman of Management & Finance Committee
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:
Luckshan Abeysuriya - Elected Trustee- North West and North East
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.