Mr Robert Fox
Robert Fox has been a professional reporter, commentator, author and broadcaster for over 40 years. He has reported from the front in the Falklands conflict of 1982, the Middle East, including Iraq and the Palestinian territories, Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan.
He has specialised in military and defence matters, security and foreign policy, terrorism and organised crime for nearly 20 years. Robert worked as a Commissioner for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission from 2012 - 2018.
After leaving Oxford with an honours degree in history in 1967, he has worked as a staff reporter and correspondent for the BBC and Daily Telegraph of London. He was guest columnist for Corriere della Sera of Milan 1976-77. He is currently defence correspondent for the Evening Standard, and contributor to the Independent on Sunday, the Tablet, the New Statesman and Il Sole 24 Ore of Milan. He broadcasts frequently for the BBC, Sky, and Radio 24 in Italy.
Among his books are Eyewitness Falklands, a personal account of the Falklands Campaign 1982, Antarctica and the South Atlantic 1985, The Inner Sea - the Mediterranean and Its People 1990 and 1993, and Camera in Conflict, an anthology of war photography 1995. He is currently working on a study of reporting and history 'War and Truth,' and four part anthology of eyewitness reportage 'Eyewitness to History.'
He lectures frequently to the British Army and the diplomatic community in London. He is member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Royal Institute for International Affairs, Chatham House.
He has won several honours and awards including citation for Sony radio reporter for 1983, citation Overseas Press Club of America 1983, the Colombini Cinelli Prize for reporting of Italy 1992 and 1993. He was awarded an MBE for work in the Falklands Campaign. He was a Churchill Travelling Fellow 1982/3 looking at local radio, politics and crime in southern Italy and eastern Canada.