Speaker Information
Global Issues 2017





Martin Walker

Martin Walker

Martin Walker is a senior fellow of the Global Business Policy Council, a private think-tank for CEOs created by A. T. Kearney business consultancy, and a senior scholar of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

A distinguished journalist, he is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of United Press International (UPI), and in a 25- year career with the Manchester Guardian newspaper served as bureau chief in Moscow and the United States, as well as European editor and assistant editor.

Mr. Walker is a regular broadcaster on the BBC, NPR and CNN, and a panelist on Inside Washington and The McLaughlin Report. Additionally, he is a senior fellow of the World Policy Institute at the New School for Social Research in New York, and a contributing editor of the Los Angeles Times Opinion section and of Europe Magazine.

Mr. Walker’s series of novels about Inspector Bruno have sold over one million copies worldwide and are published in 15 languages. 

Mr. Walker is a graduate of Balliol College at Oxford, England.