Paul F. Walker is a longstanding co-worker of Green Cross International’s organizations when he chairing the department responsible for issues of ecological safety. He deals with problematic international security, threat reduction, non-proliferation, and weapons demilitarization.
Dr. Walker got a Master’s Degree in International Studies at Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies and a Doctoral Degree in Security Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Centre for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.
Dr. Walker participated in the first on-site inspection by US officials of the Russian chemical weapons stockpile at Shchuch’ye in the Kurgan Oblast in 1994. Since that time he closely cooperates with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), US and Russian officials, the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program, the G-8 Global Partnership, and other multilateral regimes to help foster cooperative, timely, and safe elimination of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and related systems. He was a Chairman of the the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a Vietnam-era U.S. Army veteran.