Early life and career
The son of Brigadier A. W. S. Mallaby CIE OBE and Margaret Catherine Mallaby, he was educated at Eton College and studied Modern Languages and History at Kings College, Cambridge. In 1971 he studied at Harvard Business School.
After leaving university entered Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service in 1959.
He was Chairman of Somerset House Trust from 2002–2006, and Trustee of the Tate Gallery Group 1996-2002. He is also as of 2011 a Trustee Director and Deputy-Chairman of Reuters., and since 2001 has been the Chairman of EORTC.
In an interview in 2009, when asked how bad the relationship between the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Margaret Thatcher and Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl was, he replied saying "Very bad. It was about personal chemistry. They didn't naturally enjoy each other's company. Mrs Thatcher had easier relationships with Reagan or Gorbachev"
In 1961 he married Pascale Thierry-Mieg and by her has a son Sebastian Mallaby
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