Simon McGee, who served as press secretary and head of news in both ministries, predicts a difficult gestation for the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
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APCO Worldwide Executive Director Simon McGee considers the lessons and challenges for governments eager to play the most volatile of games: sports diplomacy.
Former Foreign Office press secretary Simon McGee, executive director at APCO Worldwide, explains how the US state visit invitation came about and why it has already proved useful
The BBC’s recent fly-on-the-wall documentary on the FCO was more than two years in the making and the decision to let in the cameras posed many risks. Simon McGee, who served as FCO press secretary during its creation, explains the story behind the story
Executive Director at APCO Worldwide, Simon McGee, asks why the business of diplomacy demands so much bad taste
New Diplomat magazine contributor Simon McGee, who served as press secretary to two British foreign secretaries and is now executive director in the Global Solutions practice at APCO Worldwide, argues that there’s method in the menagerie