Sir Richard Stagg KCMG

Sir Richard Stagg KCMG

Chairman

In May 2015 Sir Richard became Rothschild's Chairman in India, where he served as British High Commissioner between 2007 and 2011. Sir Richard spent the intervening years serving as British Ambassador to Afghanistan, overseeing the transformation of the UK's military role into an increasingly civilian one.

Sir Richard has held a number of other high profile roles during his career with the Foreign Office, including Chief Operating Officer at the FCO (2003-2007) and British Ambassador to Bulgaria during the Kosovo war.