Graham Watson

Sir Graham Watson

BPUR Ambassador

Sir Graham Watson is a prominent pro-European British politician, former leading member of the European Parliament (1994-2014) and the first leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Group (2004–2009).

He is renowned author of many books including “Building a Liberal Europe” and leading supporter of the Campaign for the Establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly.

Sir Graham Watson is co-founder and former Chairman of The Climate Parliament, a global network of legislators committed to accelerating the switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.

He was the chairman of the Parliament’s committee on citizens rights, justice and home affairs (1999–2002), leader of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party Group and member on the European Economic and Social Committee.

Sir Graham is currently a distinguished visiting fellow at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.