Martin Walker (reporter)

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Martin Walker
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Born1947
Scotland, UK
OccupationReporter and novelist
NationalityBritish
Period1978-present
GenreNon-fiction (history), crime fiction

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Martin Walker
Martin Walker crop.jpg
Born1947
Scotland, UK
OccupationReporter and novelist
NationalityBritish
Period1978-present
GenreNon-fiction (history), crime fiction

Signature
Website
www.brunochiefofpolice.com

Martin Walker is the Senior Director of the Global Business Policy Council (GBPC) at the management consulting firm A.T. Kearney[1] and author of the popular 'Bruno' detective series set in the Périgord region of France. He has been a part of the GBPC since 1997 and was appointed as the Senior Director on 25 January 2007.

Life[edit]

He was educated at Harrow County School for Boys and Balliol College, Oxford. Walker lives in Europe with his wife with whom he has two daughters.[2]

Walker is also Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of United Press International. While at UPI he was also an international correspondent.

Before joining UPI in 2000 he spent 25 years at The Guardian newspaper working in a variety of positions including bureau chief in Moscow and the United States, European editor and assistant editor.[3]

He also holds a variety of other positions including being a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.; a senior fellow of the World Policy Institute at the New School for Social Research in New York; and the Board of Directors of the Global Panel Foundation (Berlin, Copenhagen, Prague, Sydney and Toronto). He is also a contributing editor of the Los Angeles Times's Opinion section and of Europe magazine. Walker also is a regular commentator on CNN, Inside Washington, and NPR.[2]

Works[edit]

Walker has written several books including Waking Giant: Gorbachev and Perestroika, The Cold War: A History, Clinton: The President They Deserve and America Reborn.

He is also the author of the 'Bruno' detective series set in the Périgord region of France, where Walker has a holiday home. It is based on an unconventional village policeman, Benoit 'Bruno' Courreges, a gourmet cook and former soldier who was wounded on a peacekeeping mission in the Balkans, who never carries his official gun and has "long since lost the key to his handcuffs."

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Martin Walker Appointed Head of A.T. Kearney's Global Business Policy Council". A.T. Kearney. 2007-01-25. Retrieved 2011-09-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Martin Walker". Random House, Inc. Retrieved 2008-10-05. 
  3. ^ "Biography of Martin Walker". The Globalist. Retrieved 2008-10-05.