Speaker: Donald Lamont
Guest Lecture by Donald Lamont
The School is pleased to host a lecture by one of our distinguished alumni, Donald Lamont, entitled Showing the Way and Getting your Way: Some Reflections on Leadership and Diplomacy.
This is open to staff and students of the University and the public.
Following his graduation in Russian Studies from the University of Aberdeen, Mr Lamont was a member of Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service from 1974 to 2006, serving in Austria, the Soviet Union, Berlin (through the Fall of the Wall), and Bosnia & Herzegovina (during the civil war).
He was British Ambassador to Uruguay (1991–94), Governor of the Falkland Islands and Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (1999–2002) and British Ambassador to Venezuela (2003–06).
He is Chairman of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, Founding Board Member of Sistema Scotland, Trustee of “Enable Me” (a disability awareness charity based in Sussex), Chairman of the British Uruguayan Society; Chairman of Friends of the Falkland Islands Museum and the Jane Cameron National Archives, and Chairman of the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust.