Gord Hume

Gord Hume is the author and creator of the popular “Samantha and the Sheriff” adventures. He is also the author of seven non-fiction books on building better cities and improving communities. The books have been highly popular amongst municipal leaders in more than 22 countries around the world. Gord has been a sought-after keynote speaker at major conferences in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and New Zealand. He was elected to London City council four times.

He has enjoyed an award-winning career in broadcasting; founded a  newspaper; and been a leader in many civic, charitable and community foundations and organizations. 

Gord loves exploring the culture, cuisines and history of people and nations around the world. He has visited nearly forty countries during his life-long passion for new adventures and experiences.

Gord now shares his time between London, Ontario and St Pete Beach, Florida, where he continues a busy schedule of writing and doing media commentary on current affairs.