Our People

Ludwig Cancer Research is a community of the world's leading scientists, all pursuing innovative ways to prevent and control cancer. The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research has an expansive research presence through its branches and collaborative laboratories around the world. In addition, the Ludwig Centers are scientific partners operating independently at six elite U.S. institutions. Learn more.

Richard D.J. Walker, Chief Financial Officer, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary to the Board

I joined the Ludwig Institute in May 1981 as Accountant in Zurich when the Institute had eight Branches in Bern, Brussels, Lausanne, Cambridge, London, Melbourne, Sydney and Toronto.  I have held the post as Chief Financial Officer since 1995 and in addition in the same year, I became Secretary to the Boards of both the Ludwig Institute and the LICR Fund Inc. Before joining the Ludwig Institute, I worked with Price Waterhouse & Co in Luxembourg and Zurich. I am a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.