Rt Hon Rory Stewart OBE

Politician, Humanitarian & Adventurer

Rory Stewart OBE is a British politician, humanitarian and adventurer. He has served in successive Convervative governments as Minister for Environment, Minister of State for International Development, Minister of State for Africa, and Minister of State for Prisons. He is currently a senior fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs where he teaches politics and international relations.

"A renowned thinker on global politics, development and conflict"

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  • Politics
  • Global Security
  • Human Rights
  • The Prince of the Marshes


He presents in English.

How he presents

A consummate professional, Rory's charismatic ability to engage the audience as well as panel members always guarantee a very lively debate.

Books & Media

  • The Marshes
  • Can Intervention Work?
  • The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq
  • The Places in Between
  • ccupational Hazards

In Detail

Rory has been described by the New York Times as "living one of the most remarkable lives on record." Named by Esquire magazine as "one of the 100 most influential people of the 21st century", Rory was the first man to walk across Afghanistan after the US-UK invasion and served as Deputy Governor of two Iraqi provinces at the age of 29. An award-winning writer and documentary maker, he has advised the US President and British Prime Minister on their Afghanistan and Middle East policy.


Rory shares with audiences his deep knowledge of history, a clear-sighted vision for the future of global security, and unparalleled experience of some of the world's toughest war zones. As such, he has led a fascinatingly broad life of public service.



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