author, The Leaderless Revolution; executive director, Independent Diplomat
Carne Ross is a former British diplomat who resigned over Iraq. He now runs Independent Diplomat, an award-winning international NGO that advises democratic governments and political groups (such as the Syrian democratic opposition) on diplomatic strategy.
An author of two books (most recently, “The Leaderless Revolution”), he is a frequent commentator on world affairs for the BBC, CNN, New York Times, Financial Times and other publications.
He is the subject of the recent BBC4 documentary film, Accidental Anarchist.