Gregory Bond was born 1963 in Manchester, UK. He went to school in south Manchester and studied German and French language and literature at various universities in the UK and Germany. George worked as a teacher of English in Germany for many years and is a trained and practising mediator and facilitator. Today he teaches Communication and Mediation at the University of Applied Sciences, Wildau, Berlin. He has worked on international projects across Europe, in China and Russia and has published eclectically on German and English literature, and on mediation.