Speakers

Simon Wells

Simon Wells is the Spokesperson and Head of the Communication and Bilateral Relations section at the British Embassy in Berlin. He joined the diplomatic service in 2005 and has worked as a political officer at the Embassy to Spain (2008-2012) and in various roles promoting UK relations with Latin America (including coordinating UK government support for the Colombian peace process). Prior to joining the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, he worked as a financial analyst, as an English teacher and for an NGO in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He holds degrees in International Relations (MA Sciences-Po, Paris) and French & Spanish Literature (MA Oxford University).