Editorial Board Member, World Policy Journal
Expertise: Europe; American foreign policy; NATO; International economics; Russia; globalization; sustainability
Editor Emeritus and international affairs columnist, writing the bi-weekly syndicated column 'Walker's World' for United Press International, the global news agency. Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, D.C. (current); Associate Editor, Demokratizatsiya, the journal of Soviet Democratization (current). Recently Mr. Walker was appointed Head of A.T. Kearney's Global Policy Council.
Formerly Mr. Walker served on the staff of The Guardian, of Manchester and London, as reporter, columnist, features writer and foreign correspondent, European Editor; US Bureau Chief (1989-97); Moscow Bureau Chief (1983-88); Delegate for Committee to Protect Journalists, to investigate Soviet press freedoms(1991); Vice-chairman, The European Institute, Washington DC; Contributing editor, The Los Angeles Times, Europe magazine, IntellectualCapital.com, Parliament magazine (Brussels).
He also served on staff of Senator Ed Muskie (1970-71); was a Congressional Fellow, American Political Science Association (1970); and was a Harkness Fellow, resident tutor, Kirkland House, Harvard (1969-70).
Honors & Affiliations:
Foreign Correspondent of the Year prize awarded by Krokodil magazine, Moscow (1988);
Reporter of the Year Prize, the "What The Papers Say Awards," (1987, Great Britain).
First Class Honours degree in Modern History, Balliol College, Oxford University
Fluent French and Russian; reading Spanish, German, Italian