Kenneth Thompson

at IE Business School


  • IE Business School




IE Business School

Kenneth Thompson was educated at Trinity College Dublin and the University of Cambridge. He served as an Irish diplomat in a wide variety of capacities both in Dublin and in nine foreign postings- London, Cairo, Vienna, Madrid, Washington, (and as Ambassador) in Buenos Aires, Brussels, New Delhi and Ankara. He has been involved in many bilateral and multilateral negotiations. His most recent appointment in 2018 was as Special Envoy for Ireland’s campaign for election to the UN Security Council campaign which culminated in Ireland’s successful election in June 2020.

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