Sir Laurie Bristow
President, Hughes Hall
Laurie Bristow is President of Hughes Hall since October 2022. From 1990 to 2022 he was a British diplomat. He served as the United Kingdom’s Ambassador to Afghanistan (2021), Russia (2016-2020) and Azerbaijan (2004-2007), and as a roving Ambassador for COP 26 in 2020. He was an undergraduate and then postgraduate student at Cambridge in the 1980s.