London, United Kingdom - May 18, 2015, London, United Kingdom - President Energy, an oil and gas company, announced that due to the elevation of the Alistair Burt to be a Minister of State in the new UK government he resigned from the board.
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Mr. Burt was appointed as Non-Executive Director in February 2015. He was Minister for the Middle East at the Foreign Office. He has also
served as Minister to North Africa, North America, and South Asia. Other responsibilities included Counter Terrorism, Counter Piracy, and Counter Proliferation, signing the Arms Trade Treaty for the UK at the UN in 2013.
Mr. Burt originally studied at Oxford, and then qualified as a solicitor, before entering Parliament as a Conservative MP under Margaret Thatcher. ■