Sir John Sawers
Executive Chairman, Newbridge Advisory and Former Head of MI6
Sir John Sawers is Executive Chairman of Newbridge Advisory, a firm he founded in 2019 to advise corporate leaders on geopolitics and political risk. He is also a non-executive director of BP. Sir John has 36 years of experience in diplomacy and intelligence, culminating in five years as Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). Prior to leading MI6 he was the UK Ambassador to the United Nations; Political Director of the Foreign Office; Special Representative in Iraq; Ambassador to Cairo and Foreign Policy Adviser to Tony Blair.