Sir John Sawers

Former Chief Of MI6 Secret Intelligence Service, Former British Permanent Representative To The United Nations & BP Global Non-Executive Director

How to hire Sir John Sawers

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Sir John Sawers for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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John's official speaking topics are listed below: 

  • Geopolitics and the state of the world 
  • The impact of Brexit on UK and EU security 
  • Global investments in a chaotic world 

John is often booked as a speaker for corporate events, read his latest feedback below. 

"John was fantastic yesterday, and his thoughts were very much appreciated by the attendees at our conference. Please do pass on our thanks and best regards to both him and Ian for their participation, as well as the very professional way that they carried out the engagement." - Declan, Oak Hill Advisors

"Fantastic! Extremely professional, topical and interesting" - Artemis 


  • Former Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6
  • Former British Permanent Representative of the United Nations 
  • Former Private Secretary to the Minister of State 
  • Former Head of European Presidency Planning Unit 
  • Former Principal Private Secretary to Douglas Hurd 
  • Former HM Ambassador to Egypt 
  • Former Director-General of Political Affairs at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office 
  • Governor of the Ditchley Foundation 
  • Partner and Chairman of Macro Advisory Partners
  • Executive Chairman of Newbridge Advisory
  • Non-Executive Director of BP Global
  • Appointed KCMG and GCMG for Service to National Security
  • Visiting Professor at King’s College London, working in the Department of War Studies