Head of South Asia Service, Deutsche Welle
Grahame Lucas is the head of the South Asia Department at Deutsche Welle and is responsible for radio and Internet content in Bengali, Hindi, Urdu and English for Asia. He completed degrees at the universities of London and Bonn before becoming a freelance journalist. Lucas joined Deutsche Welle in 1983 before moving to Bonn as a correspondent for radio and television. He subsequently served as a Europe correspondent for DW-TV in Brussels before becoming head of news and current affairs at the English Service in 2001. During this time Lucas was also responsible for coordinating and developing online content. He is an expert on South Asian affairs and has taken a particular interest in the impact of climate change on the region.