Allan Siao Ming Witherick lives in the UK where he holds locally elected office and has represented his party, the national youth council, country and other bodies at numerous international events. His portfolios have covered everything from Community Safety through to Adult Care Services and he currently serves as the parties lead on Overview & Scrutiny and was previously the national lead on Safer Communities on behalf of his party in local government. He has lead British Council delegations to China and taken part in EU-Africa, EU-China and ASEAN related events as well as chairing and facilitating events such as International Youth Forums and speaking in the European Parliament. With a wide variety of skills he has done everything from editing international magazines through to running events and training people in a number of fields. Outside of this he has also been involved up to national level in the Trade Union movement in the UK and been the returning officer for ELDR, the European Liberal Democrats and a member of their Council .A graduate of University College London, he studied a wide range of subjects and was awarded Honorary Life Membership of the student union and went on to work in local government in the UK.
Sector: Government and International Institutions
Main Pillar: Politics, Diplomacy and Global Economy
Areas of Expertise: Politics and Diplomacy
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
City of Residency: Saint Albans, U.K.