Michael Arthur Keynote Speaker

  • British High Commissioner to India (2003-07)
  • British Ambassador to Germany (2007-10)
  • Expert on UK and EU relations with India

Michael Arthur's Biography

Sir Michael Arthur is one of Britain’s foremost experts on India, having spent 4 years as the British High Commissioner in New Delhi from 2003 to 2007. He is also the co-founder of The Ambassador Partnership, an international business consultancy.

Currently, Michael is a member of numerous advisory and not- forprofit boards, including the William Hague’s Locarno Group – an advisory board on Foreign Policy, the Senior European Experts group and he is a non exec for Diligenta, the UK regulated subsidiary of Tata Consultancy Services.

Michael served as the British Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany from 2007 to November 2010. A fluent German speaker, he had a previous posting to Germany between 1984 and 1988, when he worked at the British Embassy in Bonn as First Secretary Political.

Michael has held several European posts at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, including Director General Europe and Economic (2001-03) and Head of European Union Department (1988-93). Between 1993 and 1997 he was a Political Counsellor at the Embassy in Paris. His career also includes spells in Kinshasa, Geneva, Washington and New York.

Read More

Videos of Michael Arthur

"How much will India shape the 21st Century?" (2011)
Panel: Global Europe (2011)
Panel: Global Europe (2011)

Check Michael Arthur's speaking availability and fees

Interested in booking Michael Arthur to speak at an event? Please provide your details and we’ll get in touch within 24 hours.

    View our related Speakers

    Sir Alex Younger Speaker
    Exclusive
    Sir Alex Younger
    Former Chief of MI6 - the Secret Intelligence Service
    Rupert Smith Speaker
    Exclusive
    Rupert Smith
    Former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe for NATO
    Basim Al-Ahmadi Speaker
    Basim Al-Ahmadi Speaker
    Exclusive
    Basim Al-Ahmadi
    Political Risk and Strategy Consultant
    Jim O’Neill Speaker
    Exclusive
    Jim O’Neill
    Economist and Policy Maker
    James Crabtree Speaker
    Exclusive
    James Crabtree
    Executive Director of the Asia office of the International Institute of Strategic Studies
    Jeremy Hunt Speaker
    Exclusive
    Jeremy Hunt
    Longest serving UK Secretary of State for Health
    Suzanne Williams Speaker
    Exclusive
    Suzanne Williams
    International Hostage Negotiator
    Karen Attiah Speaker
    Exclusive
    Karen Attiah
    Global Opinions Editor - The Washington Post
    Sir Mark Rowley QPM Speaker
    Exclusive
    Sir Mark Rowley QPM
    Former Head of UK Counter Terrorism Policing
    Robin Niblett Speaker
    Exclusive
    Robin Niblett
    Director, Chatham House

    We use cookies

    We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our website, to show you personalized content and targeted ads, to analyze our website traffic, and to understand where our visitors are coming from. By browsing our website, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

    Accept Cookies