Alan Mendoza

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Dr Alan Lawrence Mendoza (born 2 August 1978) is a co-founder and executive director of the Henry Jackson Society. He is also a former Conservative Party councillor in the London Borough of Brent.[1]


Mendoza obtained a B.A. (Hons.) and M.Phil in history at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and completed a Ph.D. at the same institution focusing on Anglo-American relations during the Bosnian War, 1992-1995.[2]

In his 2001 book on Bosnia, Unfinest Hour Brendan Simms credited Mendoza with sharing his expertise on American politics and transcripts of interviews with key figures in London and Washington.[3]

Mendoza ran a contract publishing company for ten years which specialized in producing publications for international organizations.

Register of interests

Mendoza's entry in the Brent Council register of interests notes that he is an executive director of the Henry Jackson Society and a director of Worldview Strategy Ltd. It also notes that he is 'a member or in a position of general control or management of the following bodies one of whose principal purposes include the influence of public opinion or policy':



  1. Alan Mendoza, CentreRight, ConservativeHome, accessed 13 April 2009.
  2. Alan Mendoza, CentreRight, ConservativeHome, accessed 13 April 2009.
  3. Brendan Simms, Unfinest Hour: Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia, Penguin, 2002.
  4. Brent Council, Register of interests history, Councillor Alan Mendoza 03/05/2009 - 26/10/2009 [Accessed 15 October 2010]
  5. Alan Laurence Mendoza,, accessed 20 March 2013.
  6. Dr Alan Mendoza, Electric infrastructure Security Council, accessed 9 April 2013.