Christina Lamb

Writer & Journalist

Christina Lamb is one of Britain’s leading foreign correspondents and a bestselling author. She has reported from most of the world’s hotspots starting with Afghanistan after an unexpected wedding invitation led her to Karachi when she was just 21. Since then she has won numerous awards including five times being named Foreign Correspondent of the Year and Europe’s top war reporting prize, the Prix Bayeux. She was made an OBE by the Queen in 2013 and is an honorary fellow of University College, Oxford. Currently Chief Foreign Correspondent for the Sunday Times of London, her postings have included South Africa, Pakistan, Brazil and Washington. She was recently presented the Sue Lloyd Roberts award for her writing on refugees. She has written eight books including the bestselling The Africa House and I Am Malala. Her latest book is The Girl from Aleppo.