EFFE International Jury
Peter Florence started Hay Festival in 1987 around his mother’s kitchen table, with his parents and a few friends. Over the last 31 years Hay Festival has brought more than 4 million people to events in 15 countries around the world. This year there are editions in Wales, Denmark, Peru, Colombia, Mexico and Spain. He lives with his wife, Becky Shaw and their four sons in the Black Mountains.