Sir Jeremy Greenstock is chairman of the strategic advisory company Gatehouse Advisory Partners Ltd, and of the oil and gas specialists Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd. He is a member of council at Chatham House.
Jeremy was a career diplomat from 1969 to 2004, developing specializations in the Middle East, transatlantic relations and the United Nations. His postings included Dubai, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Paris and New York. He served as political director in London from 1996 to 1998, as UK ambassador to the UN in New York from 1998 to 2003 and as UK special envoy for Iraq, based in Baghdad, from 2003 to 2004.
After retiring from government service, Jeremy directed the Ditchley Foundation from 2004 to 2010 and worked during the same period as a special adviser to BP, a non-executive director of De La Rue plc, a governor of the London Business School and a trustee of the International Rescue Committee (UK). He chaired the UN Association-UK from 2011 to 2016. He remains a special adviser to the NGO Forward Thinking.