Natalie Bennett, was the guest first speaker in a new UEA series: in Conversation with Charles Clarke , which took place on 15th January 2015.
Natalie Bennett is the Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, a post to which she was elected in September 2012. She founded the Green Party Women’s Group and is a trustee of the Fawcett Society, Britain’s pre-eminent women’s issues group.
Before entering the Green Party Leadership election she won, Natalie was editor of Guardian Weekly from December 2007 – March 2012, and had previously worked as a reporter for the Independent, the Telegraph, and the Times of London, as well as chief foreign sub-editor of the Bangkok Post.
She has an academic background in agricultural science, and has worked as a UN consultant on women’s and children’s rights. www.nataliebennett.co.uk/