2016 Lecture

The Rt Hon the Baron Butler of Brockwell KG GCB CVO PC   The Intelligence on WMD in the lead up to the Iraq War   Frederick Edward Robin Butler, Baron Butler of Brockwell, KG, GCB, CVO, PC (born 3 January 1938) is a retired British civil servant, now sitting...

2015 Lecture

The Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws QC   Human Rights in an Unstable World   Helena Kennedy QC is one of the United Kingdom’s most distinguished lawyers. She has practised at the Bar for 40 years in the field of criminal law and has conducted many of the...

2014 Lecture

The Baron Hennessy of Nympsfield   Britain’s Place in the World   Baron Hennessy was a journalist for over 20 years, with spells at The Times, The Financial Times and The Economist. During this time he unearthed the hidden wiring of the constitution and the...

2013 Lecture

Sir Robert Fulton KBE   Developing Governance: Better Leaders or Better Institutions?   Sir Robert Fulton was born in 1948. He was educated at Eton College and the University of East Anglia. He is a Graduate of the UK Royal College of Defence Studies and the...

2012 Lecture

Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles KCMG LVO   Afghanistan: Exiting with Honour   Sherard Cowper-Coles KCMG LVO has been the Business Development Director, International at BAE Systems plc since February 2011. He is responsible for supporting and promoting the...

2011 Lecture

Dr Anthony Seldon   The Politics of Optimism: Government Policy in the 21st Century   Anthony Seldon is an authority on contemporary British history and headmaster of Wellington College, one of Britain’s most famous independent schools. He is also...