Managing Director, Walker Bookshops
Tim Walker has grown up in the family business of Walkers Bookshops which is based in Oakham and Stamford, two market towns in the heart of England. Tim took over the reins as Managing Director from his father in 1996.
Walkers Bookshops has always been a diverse retail business selling greetings cards, news, stationery, gifts and confectionery, but the heart of the business has always been the books.
Tim is President of The Booksellers Association of the UK & Ireland and also chairs the BA’s Independent Booksellers’ Forum and has been closely involved in the e-book debate and the writing of a new BA Guide into opening and running a bookshop.