Born in Genoa, Italy, Walter Iuzzolino studied English Literature at Genoa University completing a PhD in American Literature. He moved to London in 1995. After 10 years working as a freelance producer across the Independent sector, Walter joined Channel 4 to become a Commissioning editor for Features. He joined Betty Productions in 2010 as Creative Director until 2014, when he decided to pursue his dream of launching a foreign language drama channel. Walter Presents was launched in the UK in January 2016 to huge critical acclaim and this year also launched in the US and Australia.