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Global Issues 2019

Sarasota Lectures
Venice Lectures

Martin Walker


Martin Walker

Martin Walker has now retired after 30 years in journalism for the Guardian and UPI, and a second career with another ten years in think-tanks, including the World Policy Council, the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, and as Director of the Global Business Policy Council.

He has been a well-regarded speaker at SILL on numerous topics related to Europe for many years. He is now enjoying his third career as a mystery novelist, and his 'Bruno, chief of police' novels have now sold more than 3 million copies in 17 languages. The Bruno Cookbook, written with his wife, Julia, was awarded the Gourmand International prize as the world's best French cookbook. They are now working on a second, Bruno's Garden Cookbook. He is also a Grand Consul of the wines of Bergerac, and was awarded a gold medal by the French government for his services to tourism.

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