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Our Core Team
Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Chairman
Jeremy's principal career was with the British Diplomatic Service. As a senior official, he served as Political Counsellor in Paris from 1987 to 1990 and then came back to London as the Director for Western and Southern Europe, the foundation for a number of years' work on the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy and in particular on the Balkans, Cyprus and Gibraltar.
Jeremy then served in Washington as the Deputy Ambassador from 1994 to 1995 and was brought back to London as Director General for Eastern Europe and the Middle East and then as Political Director through 1998. He also chaired the European Union's Political Committee during the UK Presidency in the first half of 1998.
His last role in the British Diplomatic Service was the UK Ambassador to the United Nations in New York from 1998 to 2003. As the UK's Representative on the Security Council, he worked extensively on matters of peace and security in Africa, the Middle East, the Balkans and South Asia, but particularly on Iraq. After a suspension of his retirement he served as the UK Special Envoy to Iraq from September 2003 to March 2004.
Jeremy left government service in March 2004 and became the Director of the Ditchley Foundation (the Oxfordshire Think Tank promoting transatlantic dialogue), in August 2004, a position he left in August 2010.
Jeremy's commercial experience has been as a Special Adviser to the BP Group from 2004 to 2010 and a Governor of the London Business School from 2005 to 2008. He now works as Chairman of Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd, as a Non-Executive Director of De La Rue plc, as a Special Adviser to MTM Capital Partners Ltd and to the NGO Forward Thinking, and as a Trustee of the International Rescue Committee (UK).
Sir David Manning, Director
David joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 1972. He served in Warsaw, New Delhi, Paris and Moscow. From 1994 to 1995 he was Head of Policy Planning; from 1995 to 1998 Ambassador to Israel; and from 1998 to 2000 he was Deputy Under-Secretary of State for Defence and Intelligence and a member of the Foreign Office Board.
David served as the UK Permanent Representative at NATO from 2000 to 2001 before returning to London as Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister and Head of the Defence and Overseas Secretariat from 2001 to 2003. He was then Ambassador to the United States from 2003 to 2007.
David currently works as a Non-Executive Director of the BG Group and Lockheed Martin (UK). He is a nominated member of the Council of Lloyds of London, a member of the Panel of Senior Advisers at Chatham House and is the Chair of IDEAS at the London School of Economics.
Nick Greenstock, Managing Director
Nick Greenstock is the Managing Director and Founding Partner at Gatehouse. Previously, Nick worked in business strategy, venture capital and was the Head of Development for the Royal Bank of Scotland's Private Banking Division, including RBS and NatWest Private Banking, Drummonds Private Bank, Child & Co and their Independent Financial Planning business.
Prior to his City career, Nick was an accomplished professional rugby player, playing for London Wasps, London Irish and Harlequins. Nick also played centre for the England Team in 1997, winning four caps. Nick has spent time living in the US, France, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Ann Wyman, Senior Advisor
Ann has more than fifteen years of experience working for global financial services companies. She has built a career rooted in the analysis of economic and political trends in global emerging markets, with an in depth knowledge of the CEEMEA region.
Ann started her career in Tunisia and assisted a government agency, Agence de la Promotion de l'Industrie, in attracting foreign direct investment to the country. She returned back to the United States and spent over a decade in various research functions at Citigroup. Initially as a Senior Economist, then Head of EEMEA Emerging Markets Research and then as a Managing Director of the Economic and Political Strategies group in New York, where she worked with former US Treasury officials, including Secretary Robert Rubin. In 2010, Ann joined Nomura Securities in London where she ran the emerging market research team in London, and also served as the firm's research ambassador in the Middle East, conveying economic and strategic views to key clients including sovereign wealth funds.
Ann currently works with a Tunisian venture capital fund dedicated to the development of the country's disadvantaged interior regions and as a Senior Advisor with Gatehouse.
Catherine Goger, International Analyst
Catherine comes to Gatehouse having completed a Masters in International Political Economy at King's College London. Catherine has worked in France, Switzerland and Austria and is fluent in French, German and Spanish.
Sir John Holmes, Associate
John has extensive diplomatic experience in Russia, Middle East, India and at the EU and as the British Ambassador to Portugal and France and as the Foreign Affairs Advisor and Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister. He served as United Nations Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and as the Emergency Relief Co-ordinator. John is the current director of the British Think Tank the Ditchley Foundation.
Dr. Robin Niblett, Associate
Robin became the Director of Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) in January 2007. Before joining Chatham House, from 2001 to 2006, Robin was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Washington based Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS). Robin is also a Non-Executive Director of Fidelity European Values Investment Trust; a Council member of the Overseas Development Institute and a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Global Institutional Governance.
Philip Stephens, Associate
Phillip is the Associate Editor of the Financial Times where as chief political commentator he writes twice-weekly columns on global and British affairs. Phillip has been the FT's Economics Editor, Political Editor and the Editor of the newspaper's UK edition. He won the Political Journalist of the Year in the 2008 British Press Awards, was named in 2005 as Political Journalist of the Year by the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom and was the winner of the 2002 David Watt Prize for outstanding political journalism.
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