Speakers to the Civitatis Forum include:

Speakers to the Civitatis Forum include:

Sir Peter Marshall KCMG CVO, former Deputy Secretary General of the Commonwealth and United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva. (Chair of several Civitatis Policy Seminars for the Ambassadors to the Court of St. James's).


Professor Sir Colin Berry, Knight Principal of the Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor.


Baroness Neville-Jones DCMG PC, former Minister of State for Security and Counter Terrorism and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom's Special Representative to Business on Cyber-security.


Federico Mayor Zaragoza, former Director General, UNESCO.


Daniel Ottolenghi, Head of the London Office of the European Investment Bank.


Christopher Drennen, Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets and Advisory Solutions for BNP Paribas.


Sir Jeremy Greenstock GCMG, former Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, Chairman of Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd. and Gatehouse Advisory Partners.


Professor Roger Cashmore CMG, Chairman of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.


Major General Andrew Ritchie CBE, former Commander of the Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst.


Professor Alan Lee-Williams OBE, Member of the Trilateral Commission.


Professor Micheal Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics.


Edward Mortimer CMG, former Director of Communications in the Executive Office of the United Nations and speech writer to the UN Secretary General.


Geoffrey Robertson QC, Founder and Joint Head of Doughty Street Chambers.


The Honorable Anne Marie Lizin, Honorary President of the Royal Senate of the Kingdom of Belgium.


His Holiness Radhanath Swami, Spiritual Leader and Author of: The Journey Home.


Professor Christopher Coker, Member of the Council, Royal United Services Institute.


Professor Maurice Fraser, Vice-Chair of the Franco-British Council, Special Advisor to three successive British Foreign Secretaries and former Head of the LSE European Institute.


Michele Griffin, Senior Policy Advisor to the UN Secretary General.


H.E. Andrii Kuzmenko, Acting Ambassador of Ukraine.


H.E. President Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the USSR (via a written address).




Friends of Civitatis have included:



Sir Marrack Goulding KCMG, Former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Special Political Affairs.


Professor David Held, Master of University College, the University of Durham.


Professor Lawrence A. (“Larry”) Taylor, Director of the Planetary Geosciences Institute at the University of Tennessee.


Professor Tom Gehrels, Professor of Planetary Sciences and Astronomy, University of Arizona.


Air Marshal The Lord Garden KCB, Former Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff (Programmes).


Edward Mortimer CMG, former Director of Communications in the Executive Office of the United Nations and speech writer to the UN Secretary General.


Lord Peter Archer of Sandwell Q.C. P.C., Her Majesty's Solicitor General for England and Wales, Vice-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for World Governance and Member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council.


James R. Huntley, Founder of the Atlantic Institute of International Affairs in Paris, Former President of the Atlantic Council of the United States.


Joseph Finnis, British Airways.