John Casson, CMG contributes to work on British power and foreign policy in the Brexit context, and on UK diplomacy and diplomatic leadership and formation.
He also contributes insights on middle east policy and multilateral diplomacy, drawing on his experience as British Ambassador in Cairo 2014-2018 and as the prime minister’s foreign policy lead in 10 Downing Street 2010-2014.
He spent 20 years as a civil servant in FCO, HMT and Downing Street.
|2014-18||British Ambassador to Cairo|
|2010-14||Private Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office|
|1998-2018||HM Diplomatic Service|
|1996-98||Researcher, University of Cambridge (religion and politics in Africa)|
|1993-94||Post-Graduate Diploma in Theology, University of Cambridge|
|1990-93||BA in History, University of Cambridge|