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 is now enjoying his third career as a mystery novelist, and his 'Bruno, chief of police' novels have now sold more than three 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, and they are now working on a second, Bruno's Garden Cookbook. Mr. Walker 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.