AFLSE Washington, DC: British Embassy Reception


AFLSE members are invited to a reception hosted by Sir Nigel Sheinwald, KCMG, British Ambassador to the USA.

Sir Nigel Sheinwald, KCMG, British Ambassador to the USA, has graciously consented to host an AFLSE reception in his residence, on Friday, October 24, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

AFLSE members (and 1 guest) are invited to register for the event.

Place: The British Embassy, 3100 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Cost: $25 per person  ($50 with guest)

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Names of those attending the British Embassy Reception were required before Tuesday, October 14th due to embassy security.



Sir Nigel Sheinwald took up his appointment as British Ambassador to the United States in October 2007. For the previous four years he served as Foreign Policy and Defence Adviser to the Prime Minister and Head of the Cabinet Office Defence and Overseas Secretariat. He was the UK Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the European Union in Brussels from 2000-2003 and Europe Director of the FCO (1998-2000). He served in Moscow (1978-9) and was Head of the FCO Anglo-Soviet Section (1981-3). From 1983-7 he worked in the Political Section of the British Embassy in Washington. From 1987-9 he was Deputy Head of the FCOs Policy Planning Staff, responsible for transatlantic relations and other issues. Nigel Sheinwald has also worked on Japan (1976-7) and Zimbabwe (1979-81), including the Lancaster House Conference.

Nigel Sheinwald was born in 1953 and educated at Harrow County Grammar School and Balliol College, Oxford. He is married, with three sons.