About London

YPFP London was established in 2006 as the second branch of the YPFP organisation, and has since grown into a thriving community of young professionals with an interest in international affairs, who are living and working in the UK’s capital. YPFP London brings together university researchers, civil servants, private sector champions, entrepreneurs, foreign policy editors and grassroots advocates who work relentlessly to create content of the highest level for our members. 

London Offerings

Debates & Discussions offers exciting and informative series of events throughout the year, involving leading figures from politics, law, business, diplomacy, finance, the armed forces and the media.

Events & Initiatives focused on building up the next generation of leaders by setting up training and networking opportunities for inquisitive early career minds looking to exchange knowledge and expertise. 

Based in one of the world’s great political, financial and cultural centres, YPFP London is uniquely placed to bring together people from across a broad range of industries, creating a dynamic group of members with diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds.

The programming has included hosting the acting President of Kosovo, Dr Vjosa Osmani; Chatham House's Dr Catherine Fieschi; the Executive Director of the Arab Institute for Women, Dr Lina AbiRafeh; the Chair of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, Tom Tugendhat MP, and UK former Secretary of Defence, Penny Mordaunt MP.

To partner with YPFP London, please email london@ypfp.org.


🏆 The Alex Petersen Memorial Award for Young Leaders in Foreign Policy 🏆- Essay Competition for A-Level Students

In order to promote and incentivise young people to pursue a career in foreign policy, YPFP London, sponsored by King’s College London and the International Churchill Society, is hosting an essay competition for A-Level students (aged 16-17). Young people from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to participate. Deadline for submission extended: June 9th 2021, 12:00h BST (midday).

 

London Team

Maria Milenova

Managing Director

Ian Perrin

Director of Programming

Isabelle Scott

Director of Communications

Gurjinder Dhaliwal

Committee Member

Annabelle Saba

Communications Officer

Mariana Vieira

Communications Officer

Richard Blunt

Programming Officer

Sabdh O'Reilly

Programming Officer

Jack Worlidge

Programming Officer

Georgina Edwards

Programming Officer

Riccardo Tordera Ricchi

Programming Officer

Jacob Ketcher

Programming Officer

Grant Cherry

Memberships Officer

Hussain Al-Shahib

Programming Officer

Ethan McLaughlin

Memberships Officer

Gos Tsotetsi

Programming Officer

Tayba Ahmed

Communications Officer

Erla Ylfa Óskarsdóttir

Memberships Officer