Richard Washington - Director of Communications and Recruitment of the Natolin Campus of the College of Europe
Richard Washington is presently the Director of Communications and Recruitment of the Natolin Campus of the College of Europe (Warsaw). A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, he worked for nine years as a professional actor. He is also a graduate in History and Social Sciences (Oxford University, Birkbeck College and the College of Europe) and an occasional lecturer and media commentator in politics, the EU and international relations. He is an experienced master of ceremonies, public speaker and workshop leader. With the British Alumni Society in Poland he regularly chairs a current affairs discussion group, The Ladies and Gentlemen’s Club. He was a member of Islington Borough Council (1998 – 2002) and, before moving to Poland in 2010, was frequently involved in political campaigns in the UK. He is also an authorised Lay Preacher in the European Diocese of the Church of England.