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Jon
Garvie

Practice Director
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Jon leads Global Counsel's International Policy practice. He has more than fifteen years of government experience working across UK, EU and multilateral policy development and negotiations.

He has advised senior politicians and policymakers in the Northern Ireland Office, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office and the Cabinet Office on a broad range of economic, foreign and security policy issues, both in the UK and overseas. He has also worked extensively on organisational strategy and delivery in line departments, embassies and across Government.

At Global Counsel, he advises clients on international politics, the policymaking process and the design and delivery of training programmes. 

Latest Insights by Jon Garvie

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The future of summit diplomacy: an Asian perspective

General Politics

Following several leader-level summits in Asia, including ASEAN in Cambodia; G20 in Bali, and APEC in Thailand, Asian countries continue to take an increasingly active role in dealing with global challenges and brokering a pathway between US-China competition. What does the future of Summit diplomacy look like from Asia and what did we learn after the first set of in…

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The geopolitics of: the G20

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In the latest in our geopolitics series, practice director Jon Garvie is joined by Paola Subacchi, Professor of International Economics and Chair Advisory Board at the Global Policy Institute at Queen Mary, University of London. Paola co-chaired the T7 think-tank task force on economic recovery, which fed academic and think-tank perspectives into the G7 and G20…

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The geopolitics of: AI

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Welcome back to 'The Geopolitics of", our miniseries exploring the geopolitical questions that will define the future of international relations.

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EU - US trade and tech partnerships: on the brink of a breakthrough?

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When the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC) was created following a summit in June 2021, both sides viewed it primarily as a means of reinvigorating a badly damaged relationship, following the failure of the TTIP negotiations, the tantrums of the Trump years and the fall-out over AUKUS. 

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