Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt. Hillary was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.
Anwar Choudhury (Bengali: আনোয়ার চৌধুরী; born 15 June 1959) is a British diplomat who is the present UK Ambassador to Peru. He was formerly the Director of International Institutions at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. He was a High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Although born in Sylhet Division, in north-eastern Bangladesh, he is a naturalised British citizen; Choudhury has dismissed suggestions of a conflict of loyalty, stating that he would support the English cricket team against Bangladesh (see: Cricket test).
Stephen Evans CMG OBE (born 29 June 1950) is a British diplomat who has been on secondment since 2011 as NATO Assistant Secretary General for Operations.