Canning House commemorates Diego Maradona
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Canning House commemorates Diego Maradona's life and legacy, following his death on 25 November 2020.
Canning House is delighted to announce our new Honorary Vice-President, Néstor Osorio!
Néstor Osorio Londoño is a Colombian lawyer and diplomat who has played a significant role in government and in the multilateral system as Chief negotiator of trade agreements, commodities and international policy.
In his diplomatic career, Néstor has served as Colombia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom; as the country’s Permanent Representative Ambassador to the United Nations, during which time he represented Colombia on the UN Security Council; and as President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Néstor has held senior positions in several Colombian and international trade bodies, including at the International Coffee Organisation and as Special Advisor to the Government of Colombia on Coffee and Trade Affairs. Moreover, he was the first Permanent Representative Ambassador of Colombia to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
All of the above is in addition to Néstor’s esteemed academic and law careers. In October 2019, he joined the Law firm Brigard Urrutia as Consultant for Europe, based in London.
Néstor was awarded the Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) in 2016.
He is fluent in Spanish, English and French.
Néstor joins our new Chair, Nick McCall; Trustees; and HVP, Horacio Rossi.
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