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Andrew Burns

The UK Envoy for Post Holocaust Issues; Chair, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, London

Andrew BURNS, United Kingdom

Sir Andrew Burns [Guest Speaker] is the current chairman of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) He has served as the United Kingdom's first Envoy for Post-Holocaust issues and head of the UK's Delegations to IHRA and to the International Commission for the International Tracing Service since 2010. A career diplomat, he has been British high commissioner to Canada, British consul-general in Hong Kong and Macau and British ambassador to Israel, as well as an international governor of the BBC and chair of the Committee of University Chairs.

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