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Press Secretary at the British Embassy, Washington DC, and Head of Communications for the UK Government across the United States

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 James Barbour Biography

James Barbour is Press Secretary at the British Embassy in Washington, and and Head of Communications for the UK's network of 11 offices across the United States.

He joined the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1997, following a Masters in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. Roughly half of his career has been spent in London, in a range of public and private sector roles covering the OSCE and the Balkans, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance, press work and public relations.

From 2000 to 2004 James was Head of Chancery at the British High Commission in Cape Town, and more recently spent 2007 to 2011 as Press Secretary at the British Embassy in Moscow. In Washington James is responsible for managing and portraying the Embassys and the British Governments public presence in the United States, engaging in debates in the US media environment on policy issues of importance to the UK, and contributing presentational perspectives to the Embassys policy discussions.

From 2004 to 2007 James worked in the London office of Hill & Knowlton heading their International Government Relations practice and working on a range of client engagements across corporate communications, public relations and crisis management.

James is a keen advocate of social media and speaks regularly on the interface between diplomacy and digital engagement.

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James Barbour

Press Secretary at the British Embassy, Washington DC, and Head of Communications for the UK Government across the United States

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James Barbour Biography

James Barbour is Press Secretary at the British Embassy in Washington, and and Head of Communications for the UK's network of 11 offices across the United States.

He joined the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1997, following a Masters in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. Roughly half of his career has been spent in London, in a range of public and private sector roles covering the OSCE and the Balkans, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance, press work and public relations.

From 2000 to 2004 James was Head of Chancery at the British High Commission in Cape Town, and more recently spent 2007 to 2011 as Press Secretary at the British Embassy in Moscow. In Washington James is responsible for managing and portraying the Embassys and the British Governments public presence in the United States, engaging in debates in the US media environment on policy issues of importance to the UK, and contributing presentational perspectives to the Embassys policy discussions.

From 2004 to 2007 James worked in the London office of Hill & Knowlton heading their International Government Relations practice and working on a range of client engagements across corporate communications, public relations and crisis management.

James is a keen advocate of social media and speaks regularly on the interface between diplomacy and digital engagement.

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  • How to book James Barbour?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Barbour for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for James Barbour, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Barbour or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book James Barbour?

    Booking fees for James Barbour, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Barbour, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for James Barbour?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Barbour for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Barbour for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent James Barbour or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Barbour or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

James Barbour is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book James Barbour for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. James Barbour generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jake Barton, Scott Aughenbaugh, Eli Pariser, Norman Ornstein and Peter Diamandis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling James Barbour for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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