Frank Roberts

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Sir Frank Roberts was Chairman (1970-73), President (1973-83), then Vice-President of the European Atlantic Group (1983-); President of the Atlantic Treaty Association (1969-73); and also President of the Atlantic Council of UK (formerly British Atlantic Committee) (1968-81). [1]

Roberts was also on the council of Chatham House, was president the German chamber of commerce and industry in the UK, chairman of the steering committee of the Königswinter conference and a founder member of the young Königswinter conference. There is a CNN interview with Roberts (known as the "pocket Hercules of the Foreign Office") on his role in the early years of the Cold War: as Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin's principal private secretary, he negotiated face-to-face with Stalin over the Berlin blockade. [2]