David Frost CMG (1983) appointed National Security Adviser

David Frost CMG (1983) has been appointed the Prime Minister’s new National Security Adviser, advising the Prime Minister on security and foreign policy, as well as overseeing the relevant branches of government.  Currently the Prime Minister’s Europe David FrostAdviser and the UK’s Chief Negotiator in the Brexit talks, he will take up the new role in September 2020.  

David came up to St John's in 1983 to read for a BA in Modern History and Languages.  He has worked in a number of roles in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including acting as the British Ambassador to Denmark and as the Director for Strategy and Policy Planning.  For three years he was the CEO of the Scotch Whisky Association.

David has also been nominated for a life peerage.

Read more about David's appointment on the Government website.