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.[4]

Mendoza became co-president in 2000 of the Disraelian Union, which he describes as "a political networking salon."[5]

In February 2006, he was appointed executive director of the Henry Jackson Society.[5]

In April 2009, he became director of Worldview Strategy Ltd.[5]

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':


External resources


  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. 4.0 4.1 Dr Alan Mendoza, Electric infrastructure Security Council, accessed 9 April 2013.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Alan Mendoza, LinkedIn, accessed 9 April 2013.
  6. Brent Council, Register of interests history, Councillor Alan Mendoza 03/05/2009 - 26/10/2009 [Accessed 15 October 2010]
  7. Alan Laurence Mendoza,, accessed 20 March 2013.
  8. Marcus Dysch, The best weapon against hate? Reasoned debate, Jewish Chronicle, 4 September 2014, accessed 17 September 2014