Korea Chair "The Capital Cable" #29 with Alastair Morgan
Please join us for a special discussion about UN sanctions on North Korea and the UK-North Korea relations with Ambassador Alastair Morgan, former British Ambassador to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from December 2015 until December 2018.
Ambassador Morgan is currrently a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Department of War Studies, at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS), and a Tokyo College Ushioda Fellow of the University of Tokyo, affiliated with Tokyo University’s Graduate School of Public Policy.
Alastair was the British Ambassador to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from December 2015 until December 2018. He was British Consul-General in Guangzhou from 2010 to 2014 and Director of Trade and Investment at the British Embassy in Beijing from 2007 to 2010. Prior to that, he was Counsellor Trade Policy and Director of Inward Investment at the British Embassy in Tokyo from 2002 to 2006, following a year on loan to the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry from 2001 to 2002. He started work in British government service at the Department of Trade and Industry in 1985.
He was regional security expert and Coordinator of the UN 1874 Panel of Experts on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea sanctions from 2019 to 2021. From 1983 to 1985 he was a lecturer at Gakushuin University, Tokyo. He is a graduate of Cambridge University.
The Capital Cable is made possible by the generous support of Kia Corporation and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.