Ambassador of Italy

Ambassador Trombetta spoke about "Covid and Italian-UK bilateral foreign affairs priorities"

CFCC members heard an excellent talk about opportunities for Italy-UK in so many shared interests and how we must work together to support those interests.

The Rt Hon Lord Hamilton of Epsom

4th March 2020

Lord Hamilton gave us an insightful talk about the UK and our global position in particular on future scenarios for the EU.

Ambassador of Peru

The Ambassador of Peru, HE Juan Carlos Gamarra, was hosted by Baroness Hooper and after dinner spoke about the strength of bilateral relations between Peru and the UK.

His Excellency, Mr Juan Carlos Gamarra, was appointed as Ambassador of Peru to the Court of St James and as Permanent Representative of Peru to the International Maritime Organization on October 1, 2018.
He holds a Master of International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University and has a wide knowledge and expertise in international negotiations.
Ambassador Gamarra is an experienced career diplomat who has held several posts abroad, serving as Ambassador to Switzerland from 2009-2013 and to the Holy See from 2013-2015. Prior to his current appointment, Ambassador Gamarra was the Director General of Protocol and State Ceremonial in Peru.

Sir Ivan Rogers KCMG

Sir Mark Ivan Rogers KCMG (born March 1960) is a former senior British civil servant, who was the British Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union from 4 November 2013 until his resignation on 3 January 2017.

Annual Diplomatic Party 2019

Once again the CFCC welcomed a large number of Ambassadors and High Commissioners.  Our host was The Rt Hon the Lord Howell of Guildford and our Chairman, Rehman Chishti MP chaired the event.  The rousing speech by our guest speaker, The Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP|, set the tone optimistically