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The Asia Scotland Institute is delighted to welcome Sir Mark Lyall Grant to Edinburgh on the 10th of October. His presentation will include:

–  The 4 main strategic threats facing the UK and Western democracies. Is our Liberal order under threat?

–  Post-Brexit, the UK’s role in international defence;

–  Threats from multinationals and the Internet.


Our guest speaker is a global expert in National Security and today is a leading adviser in Strategy Intelligence. Advising to all levels of government across the world, including global institutions such as the United Nations.

Sir Mark Lyall Grant is also a former National Security Adviser to Prime Ministers David Cameron and Theresa May. A former senior British diplomat, Sir Mark Lyall Grant held posts including Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations (2009-15), where he held the office of President of the United Nations Security Council four times. He is now a Senior Advisor at Strategic Intelligence consultancy, CTD Advisors.

Global Security and the Nation State will be the area of focus in this Edinburgh morning briefing, where members will have the opportunity to ask questions and explore issues in further detail with our distinguished guest, Sir Mark Lyall Grant in this intimate, members-only setting.


October 10 2019


Date: October 10, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh

The Caledonian, Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH1 2AB

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