Tom Fletcher is a former British Ambassador, an ex Excellency. He now teaches at NYU, and campaigns for the 59m kids out of school. His book about the future of power is due to be published by Harper Collins in Spring 2016.
Tom posts on this blog on innovative statecraft. You can read his posts on the Middle East on http://blogs.fco.gov.uk/tomfletcher/. Or follow Tom on Twitter on @TFletcher
Tom was Foreign Policy Adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, and Private Secretary for Foreign Affairs to Prime Minister Gordon Brown. He was given a CMG in 2011 for services to the PM.