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John Simpson has been part of the BBC for over 40 years and is World Affairs Editor and, the head of the corporation's London-based team of foreign and special correspondents. He has reported from more than 100 countries, including from 30 active war zones and has more than earned his reputation as one of the world's most experienced and authoritative journalists. John's career has seen him interview some of the world's most famous and controversial leaders and is respected globally.
"His remarkable life offers a ringside seat at every major event in recent global history" Amzon.com
John has received numerous international awards and academic honours including, Royal Television Society's Journalist of the Year in 1991 and 2000, International Ischia Journalism Prize, Italy's most prestigious media award, including an honorary fellowship from Magdalene College in 1999. He was made Chancellor of Roehampton University in 2005 and most recently received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Leeds.
What he offers you
John is an accomplished public speaker and enthrals audiences across the world with his lively and entertaining talks and lectures. He has the ability to cover topics from highly factual and intense world affairs to more light-hearted and amusing anecdotes from his extensive travels.
How he presents
Always the consummate professional, John Simpson brings great depth to his fascinating and moving presentations making him one of the most sought-after speakers currently available.
He presents in English.
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