Kyiv Security Forum

Andrew WOOD

Ambassador of Great Britain to Russia (1995-2000)

Andrew Wood has been an Associate Fellow of Chatham House for the last decade, and is a contributor also to The American Interest.

He was a member of the British Diplomatic Service between 1961and 2000. He served three times in Moscow (1964-1966, 1979-1982 and, as Ambassador, 1995-2000), Belgrade (1975-1979, and as Ambassador to Yugoslavia 1985-1989) and Washington DC (1967-1970 and 1989-1992).

He was until recently a regular visitor to Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union on behalf of a number of UK based enterprises, including BP for the term of its partnership with AAR to form TNK-BP.