Dr John Hughes
John was educated at the London School of Economics, Lehigh University
Pennsylvania, and Pembroke College Cambridge, where he wrote a Ph.D thesis on
Anglo-American relations. He was a British career diplomat for 35 years starting
as a research specialist on North America . Thereafter he served in
Santiago, Washington DC and Oslo ending with two tours as Ambassador (Caracas,and
Buenos Aires). He also worked in the Cabinet Office ,and on two secondments to
industry (BAe Systems, and Shell). Currently he is the Robin Humphreys Fellow at
the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London and is a
director of LatAm Consult.
He's married to Lynne, has two sons (one born
in Washington D.C.) enjoys the theatre and sport, including learning to fly
fish (not very successfully) .