Catherine Lurie-Alt is a film producer and journalist based in London. She was the youngest investigative journalist ever appointed to the Business section of the Sunday Times in South Africa. Currently she is the European Correspondent for the New York-based TV Channel JBS and is a member of the Foreign Press Association. Catherine conceived the idea of Back to Berlin after working as a correspondent covering the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel, where she found, produced and directed five other human interest stories. Catherine has had a long association with the Maccabiah. She joined the Committee of 18 in LA in 2011 and the Board of Trustees for Maccabi World Union (MWU) in 2013. She is also a UK member of the European Jewish Parliament. Her company, Luria Media, is developing and producing multimedia projects focusing on subjects relating to humanitarian causes and foreign politics.