Peter Greste

Prof Peter Greste is UNESCO Chair in Journalism and Communication at the University of Queensland and a founding director of the advocacy group, the Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom. He came to academia in 2018 after 30 years as an internationally acclaimed journalist, including more than 25 years as a foreign correspondent for the BBC, Reuters and Al Jazeera. He has won numerous awards including a Peabody and a Royal Television Society Judges Award. Peter’s memoir The First Casualty was published in 2017.