About Tom

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Tom Fletcher CMG is a Visiting Professor of International Relations at New York University, and an Advisor to the Global Business Coalition for Education and Emirates Diplomatic Academy. He was British Ambassador to Lebanon (2011-15), and the Downing Street foreign policy adviser to three Prime Ministers (2007-11).
He is an Honorary Fellow of Oxford University, blogs as the Naked Diplomat, and chairs the International Advisory Council of the Creative Industries Federation, promoting Britain's most dynamic and magnetic sector overseas. Tom has recently led a review of British diplomacy for the UK Foreign Office, and a report on the future of the United Nations for the new UN Secretary General.
His book entitled ‘Naked Diplomacy: Power and Statecraft in the Digital Age’ was published on 2 June 2016 by Harper Collins. 
Tom is married to Dr Louise Fletcher, a psychologist, and they have two sons.