On Thursday, March 20, 2014, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies hosted a closed roundtable discussion with Barbara Woodward, Director General Economic & Consular of the Board of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
This meeting was conducted off-the-record.
Date / Time: Thursday, March 20, 2014 / 2:45-3:30PM
Venue: Conference Room (3F), The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Barbara Woodward was appointed to the Board of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as Director General Economic & Consular in October 2011. Barbara has worked on economic and security aspects of foreign policy in China, (where she was Deputy Ambassador 2007-2009) and Russia (1994-1998) as well as in the EU and at the UN. From 2009-2011, Barbara was International Director at the UK Border Agency. In 1999 Barbara was awarded an OBE for her part in securing the release of two British aid workers held hostage in Chechnya for 14 and a half months and in 2011 Barbara was appointed a CMG for services to the UK Border Agency. Barbara is a graduate of St. Andrews (history) and Yale University (international relations). She was appointed to the Board of Pentathlon GB in 2013.