Birth - Death
Diplomat who served as Britain's ambassador to Portugal (1993-1995) and Permanent Representative to the European Union (1995-2000). Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary (1988-1991) and Private Secretary to Prime Minister John Major (1991-1993). Chairman of Cumberland Lodge (an educational charity). Former Council Member at University College London and was Council Chair (2008-2014). Official Historian of the Cabinet Office. Author of the books 'A Stranger in Europe: Britain and the EU from Thatcher to Blair' (2008) and 'The Official History of Britain and the European Community, 1963-1975' (2012). Member of The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, and awarded the Royal Victorian Order.