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Alan Watson

ABOUT THE AUTHOR​

The Lord Watson of Richmond, CBE, Alan Watson is Chairman of CTN Communications and, for over 10 years, was European Chairman of Burson Marsteller. As a broadcaster, he was a regular presenter with “The Money Programme” on BBC2 and “Panorama” on BBC1. Chairman of the English Speaking Union for six years, he continues to have an active role with the organization. He was Co-Chair of the Jamestown 1607-2007 British Committee and has been awarded honorary doctorates and professorships in a number of Universities in the UK and abroad. In 2010 he was elected High Steward of Cambridge for life. A former President of the Liberal Party, he was appointed CBE in 1985 and created a Life Peer in 1999. He is a Member of the House of Lords Select Committee on the European Union. Lord Watson is married and has two sons. He was educated at Diocesan College Preparatory School Cape Town, Kingswood School Bath and Jesus College Cambridge.