Magnitsky Awards
Presenter’s Bio

Alan Mendoza

Co-Founder and Executive Director
of The Henry Jackson Society

Award Presenter 2015

Outstanding Campaigning US Politician

Alan Mendoza is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Henry Jackson Society, Britain’s leading thinktank fighting for the principles and alliances which keep societies free. He directs strategy for the organisation as well as acting as its main public face in mediums as diverse as the BBC, Sky, CNBC, Al-Jazeera, Bloomberg and the British print media.

Alan has grown HJS from a founding committee in Cambridge to the major international force it is today promoting freedom, democracy and real human rights. HJS has a long history of supporting the ideas that have animated the Justice for Sergei Magnitsky campaign from its very inception.

Alan is also a weekly columnist for City AM, London’s business newspaper, where he writes about the key international relations and political stories of the day.

Having obtained a B.A. (Hons.) and M.Phil in history at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Alan completed a Ph.D. at the same institution. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and was the Parliamentary Candidate for the Conservative Party in the Brent Central Constituency for the 2015 General Election. He is also Vice-Chairman of JNF UK, and a Trustee of the President Reagan Memorial Fund Trust.