Jim Murphy is a former Cabinet Minister in the UK Government who has held multiple Ministerial portfolios and was a Member of Parliament from 1997-2015.
He has a proven record of policy development, leading programs of consultation and building consensus to achieve change. He has chaired a myriad of public and government bodies.
He also served at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office responsible for the UK's Public Diplomacy globally and was Minister for European Affairs. He has a depth of understanding on defence and international development issues.