John Humphrys
Name: John Humphrys
Hobbies/Interests: environment, extreme sports
Charities: Down's Syndrome Association; Kitchen Table Charities Trust; Women's Aid Federation of England

John Humphrys has a reputation for being one of the toughest interviewers on British television, and was the first radio television journalist to present front-line news programmes on both television and radio. For ten years he was foreign correspondent for the BBC, and the youngest journalist ever to be appointed as a foreign correspondent in the BBC. Crowned as é─˛One of the most brilliant journalists in the countryé─˘, he chairs conferences and debates on every known subject with brilliant ease. Comfortable in all environments, his subject matter includes parliamentary affairs, current affairs, foreign events, the city, communication skills, computers, conservation, economics, entrepreneurship, and telecommunications. He is a brilliantly witty after-dinner speaker.