I considered it a great adventure
Lukáš Martin was born on May 3, 1967 in Prague. His parents were members of the Communist Party, from which they withdrew after the 1968 invasion. The family decided to emigrate and in June 1982 they left for Australia via Yugoslavia. They lived in Adelaide, Australia. In 1988, Lukáš Martin embarked on an almost two-year journey around the world, during which he personally experienced the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989. He returned to Australia in the days of the Velvet Revolution. In 1996 he went on a long visit to the Czech Republic and eventually stayed there for five years, during which he worked in the office of the president Václav Havel. In 2001, he returned to Australia and worked for the Prime Minister of the Australian state of Victoria. Since 2010 he has lived with his family back in the Czech Republic and at the time of recording the interview (2019) he worked as the director of the international relations section of the Confederation of Trade and Industry of the Czech Republic.