Richard Walker

Richard Walker’s public management research interests cover innovation, publicness, red tape, strategic management and organizational performance in public agencies together with management reform in Asia. His policy interests are in environmental policy and sustainable development, and he applies questions of public management to this complex policy arena. He is a member of the editorial boards of a number of journals including Administration & Society, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public AdministrationPublic Management Review, Public Performance and Management Review, and  Review of Public Personnel Administration.  He serves as a Board Director of the Public Management Research Association (2007-2011) and is also on the Board of the International Research Society for Public Management.   In the past, he has held research grants from the Chiang Ching-kou Foundation (Taiwan), the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), Research Grants Council (Hong Kong) and the National Science Foundation (China).  He has also consulted for APEC, OCED, Nordic Innovation, UNDP and governments in Hong Kong and the UK.  Dr. Walker isan expert adviser to the National Science Foundation, Portugal. In the summer of 2011, he took up his professorship in public management at City. Prior professorships include the University of Hong Kong, and Cardiff University (UK). He has also  held visiting appointments at Delft University of Technology, Monash University, and Xi'an Jiaotong University, as well as serving as a Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management (a research center of the UK ESRC/ESPRC). In late 2012 he became Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences with responsibility for research and postgraduate studies. Google Scholar