Patrick Davies, Former Deputy Ambassador to the US, kicks off first BABA book series program

 Moderated by Jennifer Taylor Hodges, BABA President and John Dickerman, BABA Vice President, our first Book Series event featured Patrick Davies, author of “The Great American Delusion”.


Davies is a writer, company adviser and mentor.  He was a British diplomat for 25 years wrapping up his career as the UK’s Deputy Ambassador to the United States from 2013-18 where he worked alongside the Trump and Obama White Houses for five years. 

Davies’ first taste of the US was on a student exchange program to a high school in California in 1987.  He has more than 30 years’ experience of America, its people and politics and has travelled to more than 40 US cities.

Davies discussed a post-Covid world in the context of US/UK relations, citing what he sees as the main challenges, as well as opportunities and threats, facing the US and the UK as both countries emerge from the pandemic.