Sir John Chilcot Hon FBA

Elected 2019

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Honorary Fellow
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Six years at Cambridge led to a career in Whitehall, heading the Northern Ireland Office and leading to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. After Whitehall, with an abiding involvement in contemporary British political history, Sir Chilcot led a series of independent government-commissioned inquiries, notably the Iraq War Inquiry, published in 12 volumes in 2016.

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Former Permanent Secretary, Chair of inquiry into Iraq war

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