Members of the advisory board are individuals with longstanding and senior experience of governments, the private sector and/or civil society, as well as in many cases knowledge and expertise on fellowship opportunities and leadership programmes around the world.


Their role is to provide advice and expertise in support of the mission and activities of the Academy. 

The Rt Hon Baroness Manningham-Buller LG DCB, Co-President, Chatham House; Chair, Wellcome Trust; Director-General, UK Security Service (MI5) (2002-07) 

Marieke Bosman, Chief Executive Officer, The Asfari Foundation

Xenia Wickett, Dean, Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs, Chatham House

Sir Christopher Geidt, Private Secretary to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Jon Davies, Director, Diplomatic Academy, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

Dr John Hood, President and CEO, Robertson Foundation; Chair, Rhodes Trust

Simon Lewis, Chief Executive, Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)

Markus Lux, Deputy Head of Department, International Relations, Europe and its Neighbours, Robert Bosch Stiftung

Sir Roderic Lyne, Deputy Chairman, Chatham House

Dr Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House

John Worne, Chief Operating Officer for Arts & Sciences, King's College London

Bernice Lee, Executive Director, Hoffmann Centre for the Sustainable Resource Economy, Chatham House

Dr Patricia Lewis, Research Director, International Security Department, Chatham House