|Sir Ivor Roberts|
Sir Ivor speaks fluent Italian, French and Spanish and passable Serbo-Croat. His hobbies include Italian opera, theatre, photography and sport (skiing, golf and tennis). He was for many years a rugby referee. Sir Ivor is an Honorary Fellow of Keble College Oxford, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (FCIL), a Patron of the Venice in Peril Fund and Chairman of the Council of the British School of Archaeology and Fine Art in Rome. He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (KCMG) in 2000. He retired from the Diplomatic Service in September 2006 on his election as the President of Trinity College.
In 2009, he published as editor and major contributor the first new edition for 30 years of the classic reference book on diplomacy 'Satow's Diplomatic Practice' (Oxford University Press).
|Last Updated ( Monday, 10 October 2011 )|
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