Civicus: World Alliance for Citizen Participation
Degrees, University of Sydney and Oxford University, Rhodes Scholar.Former: Interim Director, Commonwealth Foundation, an inter-governmental organization; Deputy Director, Institute for Public Policy Research, the UK's largest independent think tank. Since 2009, Director-General, Royal Commonwealth Society. Researcher and commentator on international migration and economic development. Trustee of five charities, including the Baring Foundation and Ockenden International. Has been a consultant to several international organizations; has been invited to give evidence to committees of both houses of the UK Parliament, the Council of Europe and the UN General Assembly. Author of several books and reports; writes regularly in the press; has given more than 500 broadcast interviews; has been invited to speak in more than 40 countries.