Device is incompatible to play the video
Friday, 27 June 2014, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Britain's Relations with Korea: A Personal View

Sir Thomas Harris KBE CMG

Sir Thomas Harris has a long and distinguished career in the Diplomatic Service, but nothing tested his skills more than the years he spent as British Ambassador to South Korea. In this lecture he reflects upon Britain's relations with Korea and gives a personal, but very learned, view of this key partner.

This is a part of the 2014 City of London Festival. More details will be announced closer to the time.

 

Sir Thomas Harris KBE CMG

Sir Thomas Harris KBE CMG has been Vice Chairman of Standard Chartered Capital Markets Ltd since 2004. Standard Chartered Bank has a history of over 150 years in banking and operates in many of the world's fastest-growing markets with an extensive global network in over 75 countries.

He is a non-executive director of Johnson Mathey, the SC First Bank (Korea), and Biocompatibles plc. He is Chairman of the Pakistan Britain Trade and Investment Forum, the Taiwan British Business Council and the Trade Policy Panel of the British Bankers Association. He also serves as a Director of Asia House and the UK India Business Council.

He previously served in the British Diplomatic Service where he was the UK's Director General for Trade and Investment in the USA and British Consul General in New York from 1999 to 2004. He has also served overseas in Tokyo, Washington DC, Lagos, Nigeria and Korea where he was British Ambassador from 1993 to 1997.

In London he held various appointments in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Cabinet Office and the Department of Trade and Industry where between 1997 and 1999 he was Director General for Export Promotion, responsible for the UK overseas trade promotion programmes.

Read More
Read Less

Transcript

27 June 2014

Britain's Relations with Korea: A Personal View
Sir Thomas Harris KBE CMG

View PDF
Print
Related Future Lectures
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Purposeful Business: The Evidence and the Implementation

Professor Alex Edmans
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Strategy and Democracy

Professor Sir Hew Strachan FBA FRSE
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Making Information Personal: Companions

Professor Yorick Wilks
Tuesday, 6 November 2018 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Ending of World War I: The Road to 11 November

Professor David Stevenson
Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Money: The Root of All Evil, Or Our Salvation?

The Revd Canon Professor Richard Burridge
Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 1:00PM
WATCHED

Plastics from Potatoes, Rubber from Rice

Professor Andrew Abbott
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Computers and the Future

Professor Martyn Thomas CBE
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The British Economy: Can We Build a Successful Future?

Professor Jagjit Chadha
Thursday, 7 June 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

From Two-Party to Multi-Party Politics

Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Speechwriting: Creating Authenticity

Simon Lancaster
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Minor Political Parties

Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Regional, Industrial and Infrastructure Policies

Professor Jagjit Chadha
Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Singapore at 50: Oil and Water - Inextricably Mixed

Lord Oxburgh
Monday, 13 July 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The History of Street Performance: ‘Music by handle’ and the Silencing of Street Musicians in the Metropolis

Dr Paul Simpson
Thursday, 9 July 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Benefits of Singing in a Choir

Professor Graham Welch
Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Replanning London after the Second World War

Professor Peter Larkham
Tuesday, 7 July 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Sir Christopher Wren and the Rebuilding of the City Churches after the Great Fire of London

Dr Anthony Geraghty
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Queen's Commonwealth: Monarchy and the End of Empire, 1945-2011

Professor Philip Murphy
Tuesday, 8 July 2014 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Problems Causing Lack of Productivity and Comparing to Other Countires

Professor Jagjit Chadha
Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 1:59PM
WATCHED

Do You Think The UK's Weak Trade Unions Is Related To Low Productivity?

Professor Jagjit Chadha
Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 1:58PM
WATCHED

Does Technology Have An Influence On The Way Labour Models Work?

Professor Jagjit Chadha
Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 1:55PM
WATCHED

Why did it take longer for rates to recover in the 1980's compared to previous centuries?

Professor Jagjit Chadha
Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 6:58PM
WATCHED

Doesn't paying back debt end up with someone having money in their pocket?

Professor Jagjit Chadha
Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 6:55PM
WATCHED

The System of Accountability and the Exposure of those Accused

Professor Paul Cartledge
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 6:58PM

Fatal error: Uncaught ErrorException: file_put_contents(): Only 0 of 179 bytes written, possibly out of free disk space in phar:///var/www/html/cms.phar/addons/logger_disk/logger_disk.php:47 Stack trace: #0 [internal function]: CMS\Core\Exception->CMS\Core\{closure}(2, 'file_put_conten...', 'phar:///var/www...', 47, Array) #1 phar:///var/www/html/cms.phar/addons/logger_disk/logger_disk.php(47): file_put_contents('/var/www/html/d...', '[ERROR][Thu, 20...', 8) #2 [internal function]: Addons\logger_disk\logger_disk->add('ERROR', '[ERROR][Thu, 20...', Array) #3 phar:///var/www/html/cms.phar/CMS/Classes/Strategy.php(22): call_user_func_array(Array, Array) #4 phar:///var/www/html/cms.phar/addons/exception_standard/exception_standard.php(32): CMS\Classes\Strategy->__call('add', Array) #5 [internal function]: Addons\exception_standard\exception_standard->handle(Object(ErrorException)) #6 phar:///var/www/html/cms.phar/CMS/Classes/Strategy.php(22): call_user_func_array(Array, Array) #7 [internal function]: CMS\Classes\Strategy->__c in phar:///var/www/html/cms.phar/addons/logger_disk/logger_disk.php on line 47