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A practitioner’s view of issues from diplomacy and policy-making to technology and soft power

With James Kidner, Head of Partnerships at Rebellion Defence

Part of SSI's lecture programme

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James spent three decades in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and in other Whitehall positions, including on the Senior Directing Staff of the Royal College of Defence Studies from 2014-2016, in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, and in the office of the Leader of the House of Commons. Overseas, he has had substantive postings in India, Malaysia and Bulgaria.  From 2003 – 2006, he was Deputy Private Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales.