Martin Baker

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Full name: Martin Baker

Area of interest: Business (specialises in profile writing)

Journals/Organisation: The Daily Telegraph | The Independent on Sunday

Email: http://www.martinfdbaker.co.uk/contact

Personal website: http://www.martinfdbaker.co.uk

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Biography:

About: http://www.martinfdbaker.co.uk/biography

Education: Brasenose College, Oxford: Law

Career: Solicitor at the City firm of Simmons & Simmons; LBC Radio: market reporter; The Times: City reporter; The Independent: money correspondent; The International Herald Tribune in Paris: investment editor, 1990/97; Sunday Business: associate editor; thestreet.co.uk: editor-in-chief; European Business magazine: editor; The Sunday Telegraph: Senior Features Writer,

Current position/role: Profile writer for The Daily Telegraph and columnist for The Independent On Sunday

  • also writes/written for: Arena magazine; The Observer; Observer Sports Monthly

Other roles/Main role: Business author and novelist

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Broadcast media: Regular contributor to radio and TV programmes in the UK, France and Belgium

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Awards/Honours: Citicorp Grand Prize for Excellence

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Other: Married to businesswoman, Nicola Horlick, see: City superwoman reveals marriage joy - Mail on Sunday, 10th September 2006

Books & Debate:

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  • A Fool and His Money: How to Understand the Money Markets and Those Who Work in Them, 1995 (Orion Publishing) ISBN 1857976886

Latest work: Meltdown OCLC 173238733, 2008 (see: synopsis and a review by Nicola Horlick, Waterstone's Booksellers)

Speaking/Appearance: Regular speaker to industry groups, public relations, the general public - topics of media relations and journalism, see: Presentation & speaking

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The Independent On Sunday:

Column name: City Eye

Remit/Info: City business and people

Section: Business

Role: Columnist

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Website: Business Comment

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Day published: Sunday

Regularity: Weekly

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Articles: 2008

News & updates:

  • Has been commissioned by a major Hollywood producer to develop the screenplay of Meltdown. A second novel, set in gangster-capitalist Moscow, will be published in 2009. The third in the trilogy is set in Shanghai.

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