AGM, Networking Luncheon and talk by Dr Martyn Bond, a Vice-President of CIOL.
Martyn Bond read Modern Languages at Queens' College, Cambridge from 1961 to 1964 and subsequently gained his doctorate at Sussex after studies there and in Hamburg. He began his career in the BBC, moved to the New University of Ulster to teach West European Studies in 1970, and in 1974 joined the press department of the General Secretariat of the EU Council of Ministers in Brussels. He moved to Berlin in 1981 as BBC Correspondent, returning to the Council of Ministers in 1983 where he was a senior administrator dealing with development issues and relations with the European Parliament.
In 1989 he moved to London as Head of the Office of the European Parliament in the UK, a post from which he retired in 2000. From 2000 to 2004 he was Director of the Federal Trust for Education and Research.
He is a Vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, Vice-Chairman of the London Press Club and Founder-Governor of the English College in Prague, a secondary school founded in 1994 teaching mainly Czech students through the medium of English. He is also an Honorary Research Fellow at Royal Holloway, University of London, and a Senior Honorary Fellow of Regent's University, London, as well as a Senior Fellow of the Salzburg Seminar in Global Studies.
Martyn has published several books on European Affairs. Currently he is a freelance lecturer, journalist, editor and author.
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