Peter Baker is an award-winning journalist with a keen eye for stories and a keen ear for talent.
Peter is also the founder and editor-in-chief of the Independent Review, a non-profit journalism charity that investigates and promotes alternative ways of looking at politics and the world.
Peter’s writing has been featured in the Guardian, The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Telegraph, Al-Jazeera English, the Guardian and the Sunday Times, among others.
Peter was previously a member of The New Yorker staff, as well as contributing editor to the New Yorker.
He also served as a political editor at the London Evening Standard, a political correspondent for The Daily Telegraph, and a political reporter for The Sunday Times.
He has won awards for his reporting on Afghanistan and Iraq, Syria, the Gulf, and global issues.
Peter served as the foreign editor of The Independent Review in 2016, and was the foreign correspondent for the Times on Afghanistan from 2009-2015.
He has been a member and board member of the British Council, and is a fellow of the Royal United Services Institute.
Peter and his wife Anne have four children, seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.