May 13, 2016

About Comment Central

About Comment Central

Launched in 2016 by William Walter, Comment Central is a platform for policy debate and discussion. Editorially free-market, the website features news and opinion from a range of perspectives.

Intended to mirror the portfolios of government, the site covers a broad range of topics; from commentary and analysis regarding the latest domestic political developments, to expert insight into the implications of the foreign affairs agenda.


William Walter, Founder/Editor Comment Central is edited by William Walter, who has worked in the world of politics and the media for almost a decade.
Prior to setting up Comment Central, William worked in consultancy where he developed specialist expertise in healthcare, education and international affairs. He has previously advised the President of Georgia and the Prime Minister of Thailand with their political and international media communications. He began his career in Parliament where he worked for three Conservative MPs: firstly, as research assistant to the then Shadow Minister for Universities & Skills, David Willetts MP, secondly, as an assistant to then Opposition Treasury whip, James Duddridge MP, and lastly as Campaign Manager to former Shadow Pensions Minister, Nigel Waterson MP.

William has a 2:1 BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Durham.

Foreign Affairs and Defence Editor

Andrew Woodcock, Foreign Affairs and Defence Editor Andrew Woodcock is Director of Stabilitas Associates, an international relations consultancy. He was a UK diplomat for 25 years and is particularly focused on civilian military issues and writes articles on Britain's relations with the rest of the EU.