One of Britain’s most acclaimed journalists and newsreaders, Michael Buerk changed the landscape for charity internationally, after his BBC news reports from Ethiopia inspired Sir Bob Geldof to create Band Aid and then Live Aid.

Michael has supported us since 1999 and became an Ambassador in 2008. Over the years, Michael has hosted awards ceremonies and fundraising events, supported numerous corporate partnerships, attended Parliamentary Receptions and supported our neglect campaign. He has even braved Celebrity Mastermind (and won!) as well as appearing on Celebrity Mr & Mrs with his wife Christine.

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