Roger Golland

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ResidenceKent,  UK
Member ofInstitute for Statecraft, Institute for Statecraft/Tor team
UK Diplomat and IfS member

Roger J. A. Golland OBE is a UK diplomat who is also a fellow of the Institute for Statecraft.


"Golland served for 32 years in HM Diplomatic Service, including tours in Ankara, Budapest, Buenos Aires and Brussels and stints as a Director in London. In recent years he has delivered capacity-building programmes to government partners overseas. He was Chair of the campaigning charity Transform Drugs Policy Foundation from 2012 – 2017 and is a trustee of Release.[1] Roger is a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Statecraft and an active participant in other think-tanks. He is married to Jane, a schoolteacher, and lives in west Kent."[2]

The Integrity Initiative/Leak/3 summarises Golland as follows:

“Formerly Director Western Europe for a government agency close to the FCO; previously Director Training for the same institution; continues to undertake work in this area. Expert in Russian methodologies; Special ability to assist in bringing together NGOs and relevant national governmental bodies (ministries, special services); security risk assessment; evaluation of hostile environments and governmental communities in countries where we will be operating. German linguist”
Unknown (2018)  The Institute for Statecraft Expert Team v 3.pdf [3]