Speaker profile


Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

Member of the Bureau 

Liberal Democrats Party, United Kingdom

Member: Parliament's Bureau; Quaestors; Committee on Development; Delegation for relations with India.

Substitute: Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety; Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia; Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.

Curriculum vitae:

Education: MA (physics and chemistry), Caius College, Cambridge. And MBA, INSEAD business school, Fontainebleau.

Worked in industry (1963-1979).

Member of the European Parliament (1979-1994 and from 1999-today) Joint Leader of the British Conservative delegation (1993-1994); now Whip of UK's Liberal Democrat MEPs (2004-today).

Author of two biographies, other books, and several political pamphlets, including most recently 'Europe Needs an FBI' (2004).

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